UPDATE, Oct. 20: Police on Tuesday announced the filing of a murder charge against a 22-year-old El Paso man who allegedly stabbed several victims, one fatally, over the weekend in the northeast area of the city.
Abraham Gutierrez was being held in the El Paso County Detention Facility downtown on $1,000,000 bond.
Investigators said a fight broke out during a party early Sunday at an apartment and Gutierrez a short time later attacked some party-goers in the parking lot of the complex at 5020 Fairbanks.
Police on Tuesday also identified 21–year-old Dmetriz Antonio Ortega as the stabbing victim who died.
ORIGINAL REPORT, Oct. 18: EL PASO, Texas -- Three people were stabbed, one fatally, in an overnight attack in northeast El Paso, police said Sunday morning.
It happened about 12:40 a.m. at 5020 Fairbanks.
Detectives said a 21-year-old man died of his stab wounds. The other two victims were identified as a 28-year-old man and 23-year-old woman.
The man who survived was hospitalized with no immediate word on his condition, while the woman was apparently treated at the scene.
Detectives were trying to determine what led up to the stabbings.
No arrests had been made in the attack, but police said they didn't believe there was a public danger