Man arrested for stabbing at homeless encampment in Porterville

PORTERVILLE, Calif. (KFSN) -- Police have arrested a man accused of stabbing another man at a homeless encampment in Porterville.

It happened on January 5, just after 6 pm east of Jaye Street.

Officers found the victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. He was taken to a nearby hospital, and his condition has not been released.

Detectives say 34-year-old Alexander Hurtado was arrested at a house on Date Avenue.

Hurtado was booked into the Tulare County jail for charges of attempted murder.

A motive for the stabbing hasn't been released.

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