Man arrested in Odessa in connection to Sunday morning stabbing

Man arrested in Odessa in connection to Sunday morning stabbing

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - A man was arrested early Sunday morning in connection to a stabbing at Madison Square Apartments.

Odessa police say officers were sent out to the 2200 block of Rocky Lane for a stabbing, shortly before 2 a.m.

When officers arrived, they found a 28-year-old man who had numerous wounds to his face and chest.

Authorities say they spoke to 2 witnesses who independently reported that they saw 2 people fighting.

The witnesses, a 20-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman, told authorities during the fight they saw John Ramirez, 23, pull out a knife and begin slashing the 28-year-old man.

Officers found Ramirez inside of an apartment and the knife on a patio chair outside.

Ramirez was charged and arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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