KCSO: Man arrested for Tuesday night stabbing in Kernville

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Kern County Sheriff's Office arrested the suspect from Tuesday night's stabbing in Kernville.

Around 8:00 a.m., KCSO deputies arrested Dennis Welch in 100 block of Lakeshore Drive in Wofford Heights, according to officials. 

The stabbing occurred Tuesday around 6:30 p.m. in the 11300 block of Kernville Road. Detectives believe he was arguing with the victim just before the stabbing. 

The victim was transported to a trauma center and is now in stable condition, according to KCSO.

Welch was transported and booked into the jail for several criminal charges, according to officials. 

If you have any information on this incident, call KCSO at 861-3110.

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