For Immediate Release:
The Sutter County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an Attempted Murder and an Assault With a Deadly Weapon that occurred late Thursday evening in the vicinity of Elm Street and K Street, in the City of Live Oak.
Shortly after 10:30pm (4-17-03), a 911 call was received by the Sheriff’s Dispatchers reporting a stabbing that occurred at the above location.
The victim later identified as Thomas Gay Featherston Jr., age 29, of the 2200 block of Elm Street, Live Oak, was given medical aid and then transported by ambulance to Rideout Hospital where he was listed in stable condition.
Prior to being transported to the hospital, Featherston was able to provide the name of his attacker, identified as Kamaldeep Singh Bassi, age 19, of the 9800 block of N Street, Live Oak.
Bassi reportedly left the scene in a White Honda Accord, 4dr. CA LIC. 4RGM 413. An attempt to locate was broadcasted for Bassi and the above mentioned vehicle to all local law enforcement agencies.
Shortly before 0800 hours this morning, Sutter County Sheriff’s Department received information that Bassi was at his residence.
Bassi was contacted by the Sheriff’s Department personnel at his residence and he was taken into custody without incident. He was transported and booked into the Sutter County Jail, charging him with the above mentioned charges.
No further information will be available due to on-going investigation.
JAMES C. DENNEY
CAPTAIN MALKIT S. JOHL