Big Spring Man Stabbed in the Chest

BIG SPRING - A Big Spring man is in a Lubbock hospital after being stabbed in the chest.

It happened Tuesday night around 9:45 in the 2400 block of Main. Police say 41-year-old Joe Saldona was stabbed in the chest after trying to break up a fight.

Police say Saldona's sister and another woman were being assaulted by 41-year-old Miguel "Mike" Reyes. Joe Saldona tried to intervene, but was stabbed. Reyes then fled the scene before police arrived.

Saldona was taken to Scenic Mountain Medical Center and then airlifted to a Lubbock hospital in unknown condition.

Reyes turned himself in at the Big Spring Police Department Wednesday morning and was charged with Aggravated Assault. He is currently in the Howard County Detention Center.