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1 killed and 2 injured in stabbing near Bakersfield high school

Approximate location of a stabbing that left one person dead and three others injured Tuesday.
Approximate location of a stabbing that left one person dead and two others injured Tuesday.
(Los Angeles Times)

One person was killed and two others were injured Tuesday in a stabbing near a Bakersfield high school.

According to preliminary information, the incident occurred about 2:40 p.m. near Foothill Road and Morning Drive. Foothill High School was reportedly placed on lockdown.

A person of interest has been detained, and authorities said they might have recovered the weapon used in the attack.

“This is a very active scene,” the Kern County’s Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. “We ask the public to avoid the area.”

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The Sheriff’s Office initially reported there were four victims but later corrected the number.


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