UPDATE (3:18 p.m.) - A suspect wanted for a shooting and a separate stabbing in northern San Luis Obispo County on Wednesday has been taken into custody.
A KSBY News crew near the scene of the stabbing in Paso Robles witnessed authorities surround a nearby backyard on St. Anne Drive where the suspect was hiding in a hot tub.
(2:40 p.m.) - San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's officials and Paso Robles police are looking for Cruz Christopher Gomez, Jr., who is suspected in two separate violent crimes on Wednesday.
At about 7:30 a.m., sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a shooting in the 9000 block of Goldie Lane near Santa Margarita.
A male victim was found with a gunshot wound. Sheriff's officials say medical aid was administered, but he died a short time later.
Just before 1 p.m., police in Paso Robles responded to a stabbing in the 1100 block of Alamo Creek.
A woman was taken to a local hospital with multiple stab wounds.
In both cases, authorities identified Gomez as a suspect.
According to police, Gomez was last seen wearing a dark-colored jacket, blue jeans, and black shoes.
Sheriff's officials say he is considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call 911.