Lodi police arrest man after 2 people found fatally stabbed near Salas Park

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The Latest – Wednesday, Nov. 17

5:45 a.m.

The Lodi Police Department arrested a 29-year-old man they believe is responsible for fatally stabbing two people.

Police said both victims were found just before 8 a.m. near the railroad tracks, north of East Harney Lane. Officers received a report about a third stabbing victim at Salas Park shortly after. 

Officers made contact with Randall Allenbaugh at the park. 

Allenbaugh was determined to be the suspect in the double stabbing, police said. He was booked into the San Joaquin County Jail on two counts of murder. 

Police believe Allenbaugh and the two unidentified victims knew each other.

Original story below:

LODI, Calif. (KTXL) — Police are investigating a homicide near a park in south Lodi.

City officials said the police department responded to the area of Salas Park for the investigation. Officers were seen gathering on the train tracks on the west side of the park.

“Our officers and staff are working diligently to investigate this tragic incident,” the police department wrote on its Facebook page. “We will provide additional updates as information becomes available.”

The details surrounding the homicide were not reported. Lodi police did not provide any victim or suspect information.

People have been told to stay away from the area. Salas Park is located along South Stockton Street and is south of East Century Boulevard.

Anyone with information about the homicide has been asked to call the Lodi Police Department at 209-333-6728.

This story is developing. Check back for updates.

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