Lompoc police were investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred Sunday night.

According to police Sgt. Kevin Martin, the incident was reported by a 9-1-1 caller at 8:50 p.m. He said responding officers found the victim, an adult male, at a residence in the 400 block of South J Street, between West Locust and West Olive avenues, just south of La Purisima Catholic School.

Police administered first aid until Lompoc firefighters and an American Medical Response ambulance arrived to take over.

The man was transported to Lompoc Valley Medical Center, but Martin said he later died of his wound.

The victim’s name was being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Additional details were not disclosed.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police at 805.736.2341.

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