TURLOCK - Authorities arrested a man on a charge of attempted murder following a stabbing that took place Tuesday afternoon.
Shortly before 2:00pm officers responded to the 100 block of Almond Avenue for a report of a person who had been stabbed in the neck. Police arrived and found a 30 year old man who had sustained a life-threatening injury.
The victim was transported to a local hospital for care, and was listed in stable condition.
Police found a man who is suspected of the stabbing a short distance away. He was identified as 34 year old Travis Shepherd. Officers were also able to locate a knife they believe was used in the stabbing.
Shepherd was interviewed by detectives who responded to investigate and was later arrested for attempted homicide.
Police are asking anyone with information regarding this case to contact Detective Cliff Lewis at (209) 668-6556, or the Turlock Police Tip Line at (209) 668-5550 extension 6780, or the Crime Stoppers tip line at (209) 521-4636 where callers can remain anonymous.