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Stabbing on Cacique Street

Authored on
July 27, 2022

On July 26, 2022, around 11:00 pm, the Santa Barbara Police Combined Communications Center received a report of a stabbing that had just occurred in the area of 1200 Cacique Street. Officers responded with lights and sirens, as did the fire department and paramedic personnel.

Officers located an adult male stab wound victim to the front of an apartment complex. It appeared there was a verbal altercation between the victim and the suspect(s) prior to the stabbing. Witnesses also reported hearing a single gunshot. No gunshot victims were located at this time, and the suspect(s) involved in this stabbing are currently outstanding.

The stab wound victim was immediately transported to Cottage Hospital for medical treatment. The exact extent of his injuries are unknown at the time of this release.

This is an active investigation, and no other information is currently available. This stabbing is believed to be an isolated incident.

If you have information about this investigation, please contact Detective B. Ford at 805-897-2343 or




Sgt. Ethan Ragsdale
Communications Sergeant - Public Information Officer