EL CENTRO, Calif. – El Centro Police needs your help. They’re looking for a suspect or suspects involved in the stabbing on Wednesday night.
El Centro Police found a 31 year old with multiple stab wounds on the 1200 block of Holt after someone called police about the incident.
The coroner says the victim was Ernesto Rodriguez.
It happened shortly after 8 in the evening Wednesday.
“I was watching TV during this has happened and then all of a sudden I see flashing lights outside of my house. So, I went to go check and I just saw police and I thought it was just like an injury because during the time this happened there was a wrestling event going on,” Breanna Rodriguez said.
That event was happening at Central Union High School across from where police found the victim.
When police found Rodriguez an officer did CPR until he was taken to the local hospital.
He was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Police say the stabbing didn’t involve the school.
“I thought a wrestler got injured. So, I just went back inside and just continued watching what I was watching with my niece and nephew,” Rodriguez said.
Police say there are still no suspects. They say Rodriguez had association with gangs but they’re still investigating whether this is gang related.
If you have any information please contact the police department at (760) 337-4525.