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One Airlifted Following Afternoon Stabbing

VICTORVILLE-(VVNG.com):  At approximately 3:26 p.m. on January 12th, deputies responded to a business located in the 15700 block of Village Drive near Tawny Ridge.

helicopter over hospitalThe reporting party indicated that a male suffering from a stab wound came into their business location. The injured male walked back outside and someone was trying to put him into a gray four-door vehicle.

The vehicle information was given to the deputies, who identified the vehicle, and performed a traffic stop near Mojave and La Paz where they called AMR to transport the victim. According to Sergeant Ken Lutz, the victim was transported by ground to Victor Valley Global Medical Center where he was then airlifted to an out of area trauma hospital. The victim is now being treated at the trauma center and reported to be is in stable condition.

Information regarding who stabbed the victim or the circumstances leading to the stabbing at this time are unclear. The victim was unable to give any information to investigators to assist in identifying and/or arresting those responsible. The incident is under investigation at this time, if you have any information you are asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760)241-2911.

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