A man who died after he was stabbed multiple times in Santa Maria has been identified as 25-year-old Albert Flores Jr., police said Thursday.
About 11:25 p.m. Wednesday, officers were dispatched to the 800 block of West Morrison Avenue on a report of a stabbing.
Police found the victim had received multiple wounds in his torso from a stabbing, Santa Maria Police Sgt. Jeff Lopez said.
Flores was taken to Marian Regional Medical Center for treatment but died due to his injuries.
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Investigators were working Thursday to identify a suspect or suspects responsible for the homicide.
“At this time, it is unknown if this gang related,” Lt. Paul Van Meel said mid-morning Thursday.
Santa Maria police detectives are asking that anyone with information about the stabbing call 805-928-3781.