Man stabbed 17 times in Marfa, suspect arrested

Man stabbed 17 times in Marfa, suspect arrested
Luis Aguilar (Source: Presidio County Sheriff's Office)

PRESIDIO COUNTY, TX (KWES) - One man is recovering in the hospital following a vicious attack in Marfa early Sunday morning.

The Presidio County Sheriff's Office said the stabbing happened in the 300 block of Galveston St.

According to the report, deputies arrived on scene and saw a fight between Luis Aguilar and Paul Baeza escalated into a stabbing.

Authorities said Baeza was stabbed 17 times and Aguilar fled the scene on foot.

Baeza was taken to the hospital and transferred to Odessa for treatment.

Aguilar is behind bars at the Presidio County Jail.

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