ODESSA – One woman is behind bars after stabbing her ex-boyfriend on Sunday morning.
Odessa Police were called out to the 500 block of East 35th Street around 6 a.m. in reference to a disturbance.
As officers were responding to the scene, dispatch advised that 27-year-old Maria Gutierrez had just stabbed her son and the line disconnected. Dispatch also reported Gutierrez fled the scene.
When officers arrived, they found a 29-year-old Hispanic male that had been stabbed.
An investigation revealed that Gutierrez got into an argument with her ex-boyfriend and she stabbed him in the chest with a kitchen knife.
The victim was transported to Medical Center Hospital with serious bodily injury.
Other officers found Gutierrez at the Ponderosa Pines Apartments on North Dixie.
Gutierrez was detained and later arrested for assault with a deadly weapon (family violence).