Kenneth Pestana, 55, received multiple stab wounds Tuesday evening during a domestic dispute with a female friend, later identified as Wendy Smith, while in his residence on Centerville Road in Gardnerville.
Deputies and investigators responded to Minden Medical Center at about 5 p.m. on Tuesday on a report of a man with stab wounds.
Pestana initially refused medical treatment but was taken to Renown Medical Center via Careflight for treatment of stab wounds to his arms and chest. No arrests have been made at this time and an investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator Jon Storke at 782-9905.