POSTED: Friday, June 17, 2011 - 1:25pm
UPDATED: Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 1:16pm
EL PASO - A family disturbance leads to a stabbing in Central El Paso.
El Paso police have arrested 39-year-old Luis Andres Anchondo after a verbal argument with his common law wife lead to a stabbing.
According to police, Anchondo stabbed his wife, Brissa Salas, several times with a screw driver, causing her lung to collapse. As the wife was screaming for help, 75-year-old Genaro Salas went to assist her and was pushed to the ground and struck by a table leg. Anchondo then tried to destroy evidence of the assault.
Both Briss Salas and Anchondo were transported to the hospital. Anchondo will eventually be booked into the El Paso County Jail on aggravated assault, injury to elderly, and tampering with evidence charges.