PORTERVILLE, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – The Porterville Police Department identified the man who they say died after he was found unresponsive Wednesday night.
Police say at 6:25 p.m., officers were called to the 300 block of East Olive Avenue regarding an unresponsive man.
When officers arrived they say they found 68-year-old Michael Haddox, a Porterville Resident who had a wound to his abdomen. They immediately began to render lifesaving aid before emergency medical personnel transported Haddox to a local hospital, where he later died.
Through their investigation detectives say they have been able to locate video surveillance that depicts the alleged suspect. The suspect has not been able to be positively identified in this investigation but the suspect appears to be an unknown age male with dark-colored hair. wearing a dark-colored t-shirt, blue denim jeans, and white tennis shoes.
He was seen riding a dark-colored BMX-style bicycle which may have red wheels, according to police.
This investigation is ongoing. The Porterville Police Department is seeking assistance from the public to assist in the identification of the alleged suspect. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Porterville Police Department at (559) 782-7400 or through our departmental Facebook page. Those with information may provide it anonymously.