Stabbing victim found lying in the roadway in Kings County, suspect in custody

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The Kings County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a stabbing that left a man in critical condition early Saturday.

The crime happened around 5:15 a.m. when suspect Elijah Cargo, 22, allegedly stabbed another man in the 16700 block of Atwell Drive in Lemoore.

When deputies arrived, they located the victim lying in the roadway with several stab wounds to his head and neck. He was transported to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno and is listed in critical condition.

Cargo was found at a nearby residence with the help of witnesses and was taken into custody.

He has been booked into Kings County Jail on suspicion of attempted homicide and his bail is set at $500,000.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call Det. Eric Essman at 559-852-2807.

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