Suspect arrested in connection with La Kumbia stabbing - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Suspect arrested in connection with La Kumbia stabbing

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Police have arrested a suspect in an overnight stabbing at the La Kumbia night club. The stabbing happened just after 2 a.m. Monday.

Police say the victims got into an altercation with the suspect in the parking lot of the La Kumbia Club. A fight ensued and the suspect pulled out a knife.

Steve Mata, 19, was cut on the neck and stabbed in the right torso.

Joe Vela, 23, was stabbed in lower left abdomen.

Both victims were transported to UMC ER with non-life threatening injuries. They were both treated and released.

The suspect was located by officers in the area, identified, and arrested on unrelated charges.

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