Salinas police investigate stabbing that took place in front of a church

Man stabbed in front of Salinas church

SALINAS, Calif. - Officers said they responded to the Shell gas station on 417 N. Main St. in Salinas when the victim of an assault called for an ambulance Saturday about 12:45 a.m.

The 30 year-old victim told police he was jumped by four men as he walked in front of the First United Methodist Church on Lincoln Avenue.

Police said the victim had a stab wound to his back but it did not appear to be life-threatening. He was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment

The victim described the suspects as Hispanic men wearing black and red clothing.  

Anyone with information about this stabbing is asked to contact the Salinas Police Department.

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