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SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
Saturday October 14th, 2017 :: 08:42 a.m. PDT


Detectives are investigating an Assault with a Deadly Weapon incident that occurred at Downey Avenue and D. Street

DATE/TIME: October 13, 2017/ 1:41 am

INCIDENT: Assault with a Deadly Weapon

LOCATION: Downey Ave./ D St., Needles

SUSPECT(S): Confidential

VICTIM(S): Confidential

SUMMARY: On October 13, 2017, at approximately 1:41 am, two suspects viciously assaulted a victim on Downey Ave in the City of Needles. The suspects were seen by witnesses punching and kicking the victim in the head. During the altercation, both suspects suffered stab wounds from an unknown suspect. One stab wound victim was airlifted to a Las Vegas trauma center and is in critical condition. The other stab wound victim was transported to the Colorado River Medical Center where he refused medical treatment and fled on foot and is still outstanding.

Anyone with information regarding the investigation is asked to contact Detective Vessells of the Colorado River Station at (760) 326-9200. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous is urged to contact WE TIP at (800) 78-CRIME or via their website at

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Refer: Detective Travis Vessells

Station: Colorado River Station

Phone No. 760 326-9200

Case No. 211701046

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Colorado River Sheriffs Department
1111 Bailey Ave
Needles, CA 92363

Emergency: 9-1-1

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