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Stabbing investigation underway in Paso Robles

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Posted at 2:14 PM, Apr 06, 2022

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.

UPDATE (2:50 p.m.) - San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's officials have announced they are also looking for Cruz Christopher Gomez, Jr., as a suspect in Wednesday morning's deadly shooting near Santa Margarita.

(2:14 p.m.) - The search for a stabbing suspect in Paso Robles is underway.

Paso Robles police say they responded to an apartment complex in the 1100 block of Alamo Creek shortly before 1 p.m. on Wednesday for reports of a woman having been stabbed multiple times.

She was taken to a local hospital but the extent of her injuries was not provided.

Police have identified a potential suspect as Cruz Christopher Gomez, Jr., 43, of Bakersfield. Gomez was last seen wearing a dark-colored jacket, blue jeans, and black shoes.

Anyone who sees him or knows where he may be is asked to call 911 or Paso Robles police at (805) 237-6464.

Authorities say they are looking into whether this case is connected to a shooting in Santa Margarita on Wednesday morning.