Tuesday, March 28 , 2017, 3:02 pm | Partly Cloudy 67º


Local News

Santa Barbara Police Investigating Westside Stabbing

34-year-old man man stabbed multiple times in abdomen

Officers responding to a report of a robbery on Santa Barbara’s Westside on Friday found a 34-year-old man who had been stabbed, according to the Santa Barbara Police Department.

The incident was reported at about 9:15 a.m. in the 300 block of West Arrellaga Street, said Sgt. Riley Harwood, a department spokesman.

The victim was found to have suffered multiple stab wounds to his abdomen, and was taken to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for treatment of nonlife-threatening injuries, Harwood said.

Officers were moving in and out of Arrellaga Gardens apartment complex, questioning neighbors Friday morning, but no arrests had been made in the case.

Investigators were “still sorting out the details,” Harwood said, adding that the attack does not appear to be gang-related.

Check back for updates to this story.

Noozhawk executive editor Tom Bolton can be reached at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Follow Noozhawk on Twitter: @noozhawk, @NoozhawkNews and @NoozhawkBiz. Connect with Noozhawk on Facebook.

Support Noozhawk Today

You are an important ally in our mission to deliver clear, objective, high-quality professional news reporting for Santa Barbara, Goleta and the rest of Santa Barbara County. Join the Hawks Club today to help keep Noozhawk soaring.

We offer four membership levels: $5 a month, $10 a month, $25 a month or $1 a week. Payments can be made through PayPal below, or click here for information on recurring credit-card payments.

Thank you for your vital support.

Daily Noozhawk

Subscribe to Noozhawk's A.M. Report, our free e-Bulletin sent out every day at 4:15 a.m. with Noozhawk's top stories, hand-picked by the editors.

Sign Up Now >