COMPTON (CBSLA) — Authorities were investigating a stabbing in Compton Wednesday night after the victim sought aid at a local casino.
Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies responded to the Crystal Casino, located at 123 E. Artesia Blvd., shortly after 8 p.m.
Investigators report a Hispanic male was stabbed with a screwdriver.
The casino’s general manager, Edward Padilla, tells CBS2/KCAL9 the victim was stabbed under a bridge off-property and sought aid inside the venue. Padilla says aid was rendered by casino personnel.
The victim was hospitalized in unknown condition.
The stabbing suspect is described as a bald black male.
The casino appeared to remain open for business at the time of this report.
This story is developing.