UPDATE: Two men stabbed during fight in West El Paso
POSTED: Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 8:20pm
UPDATED: Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 6:32pm
El Paso, TX (KTSM) — UPDATE-- 2/16/2014
El Paso police have identified the man who allegedly stabbed two people in the parking lot of the Iberville Apartments in West El Paso Saturday night.
Police say they arrested 42-year-old Juan Cedillo and charged him with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
One of the victims, 21-year-old Jose Guadarrama, says he was trying to help Cedillo park his car when he saw Cedillo was having trouble and seemed drunk.
When Guadarrama reached into the car to try and turn off the engine, police say Cedillo ran into his apartment and came back with a knife.
That's when Cedillo allegedly stabbed Guadarrama in the right arm.
Police say the second victim, 24-year-old Alonzo Suarez, saw what happened and tried to help.
They say Cedillo then cut Suarez's face near his right eye.
Officers arrested and booked Cedillo in jail on a $110,000 bond.
El Paso Police Spokesman Detective Mike Baranyay confirmed that two people were stabbed Saturday, and one person is in police custody.
Baranyay said the fight started in the parking lot of the Iberville Apartments. A man who police believe was drunk stabbed two men, one in the arm and the other in the face. The men all reportedly know each other.
One victim was taken to the hospital in an ambulance, the second victim drove himself to the hospital.
El Paso police are investigating a stabbing in West El Paso. It happened at 7:02 p.m. in the 5200 block of Carousel Dr.
According to dispatchers, there was a large fight in the area and one person was stabbed during the fight.
The victim was taken to Las Palmas Medical Center with minor injuries.
No arrests have been made. Police continue to search the area.
Stay with KTSM.com for updates.