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Lubbock woman arrested for aggravated assault

Laura Cortes Laura Cortes
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

Laura Cortes, 47, was arrested Sunday at 3:18 a.m. for the aggravated assault of James Ponciano Sr., 58, and his son, James Ponciano Jr., 32.

Police say that an argument began at an apartment on North Indiana and continued into the parking lot where she eventually assaulted the victims with an unknown weapon.

When they arrived on the scene, the officers found the victims with serious injuries. Police say that James Ponciano Sr. was found with deep lacerations on his face, while his son was found with lacerations on his neck and arm, as well as puncture wounds on his back. Both James Sr. and James Jr. were transported to UMC.

Police say that Cortes was arrested at the scene and charged with aggravated assault.

The investigation is ongoing and police say that he victims' injuries are believed to be non-life threatening at this time. 

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