Man stabbed multiple times in downtown San Luis Obispo

January 20, 2012

An Atascadero man is in fair condition after being stabbed multiple times near the Art Center in downtown San Luis Obispo.

Shortly after 1 a.m. today, dispatchers sent officers to the 1000 block of Broad Street to check out reports of an injured man lying on the ground.

Officers found Trevor Tice, 26, of Atascadero, covered in a large amount of blood and suffering from multiple stab wounds to the upper torso. Paramedics also responded and began lifesaving treatment on Tice.

Officers learned that Tice had been involved in a physical altercation with several other people in an area near Mission Plaza known as a hangout for vagrants. Police discovered a second victim, Zachary Lerno, 26, of Atascadero had fled after being struck in the head. He did not receive treatment for his injuries.

Tice was transported by ambulance to Sierra Vista Hospital for further treatment.

The San Luis Obispo Police department is currently investigating this incident.  Police are asking anyone with information about the assault to contact the SLOPD at 805-781-7317.

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