Santa Maria police are searching for the man who stabbed and killed a 25-year-old man Wednesday night, according to the city’s police department.
After receiving a report of the assault, officers found Albert Flores Jr. bleeding profusely in the 800 block of West Morrison Avenue with a stab wound to the torso. Responders transported Flores to Marian Regional Medical Center, were he later died of his injuries.
Santa Maria police have yet to identify a suspect in the murder. Detectives are actively investigating the case.
It is unclear if the attack was gang related. Investigators request that anyone who has information about the stabbing call the police department at (805) 928-3781 x 2278.