A 19-year-old was fatally stabbed at the Red Hawk Casino in Shingle Springs Nov. 21.
Deputies were dispatched to the casino around 10:30 p.m. after receiving a report of an alleged stabbing, according to a press release. The victim, identified as Gene Mcarn, 19, of Rescue, was transported by friends to Marshall Hospital.
Despite life-saving efforts, Mcarn succumbed to his injuries.
Homicide detectives and CSI personnel processed the scene and interviewed witnesses. Following their initial investigation, detectives are searching for Estaphen Juarez, who has been declared a person of interest in the incident.