Shasta Lake man stabbed walking home after drinking

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE, Calif. - A City of Shasta Lake man was allegedly stabbed walking home.

Shasta County Sheriff's deputies went to the home of Jesus Canela on Red Bluff Avenue around 12:30 a.m. Sunday.

Canela, 46, had a half-inch stab wound on his stomach and told deputies he had just come from drinking all afternoon at a friend's house on Grand Avenue. Canela said he headed home around midnight when he was stabbed.

He did not know where it happened, but described the suspect as a white man in his early 20's who was carrying a backpack.

A search by deputies found no crime scene or suspect.

Canela's injuries were not life threatening.

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