Los Banos stabbing leaves unanswered questions

Enterprise staff reportFebruary 7, 2014 

Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred last week.

The victim is uncooperative, police said.

The Los Banos Police Department responded to the 1300 block of Cardinal Street at 3:23 a.m. on Jan. 30 after receiving a report of a stabbing.

Officers spoke with Claudio Velez, 32, who was suffering from a stab wound in his abdomen.

Police said Velez did not provide any relevant information to officers, leaving many questions unanswered.

Velez was transported to a Modesto area hospital by ambulance and was treated and released.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information on the crime may contact Detective Sergeant Ivan Mendez at (209) 827-7070, ext. 146.

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