Odessa Man Arrested in Connection With Stabbing at Odessa Apartment Complex

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - An Odessa man has been arrested in last weekend's stabbing at the Cimarron Place Apartments and we're told he knew the guy he stabbed.

26-year-old Mike Lopez is behind bars and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Police sent out a warrant for Lopez after they spoke with the victim.

22 year-old Nick Hernandez called 911 and said he had been stabbed several times in the face, neck and body.

He was transported to Medical Center Hospital for treatment and has since been released.

After speaking with police, Hernandez was able identify Lopez as the man who stabbed him.

Lopez remains behind bars.