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Aggravated Assault w/ Deadly Weapon                                                                                                                       

WHEN OCCURRED:                       

Saturday June 23, 2012

Approximately 4:00 a.m. 


Residence in Weslaco, TX.

(Location withheld due to continuing investigation) 

WHAT OCCURRED:                        The Weslaco Police Department have arrested a man who allegedly stabbed another man several times with a knife.

                                                The stabbing occurred in the early morning hours of Saturday, June 23 at a home in Weslaco.  The victim had stab wounds to his leg, abdomen, chest, neck, and back area.  The victim was hospitalized due to his injuries and is now recovering.

                                                The suspect, Marcos Leal, 21 years old, was arrested this afternoon on a warrant.  Weslaco Investigators with assistance from the U.S. Marshal Violent Offender and Fugitive Task Force were able to locate Leal and take him into custody. 

                                                Leal will face a Weslaco Municipal judge tomorrow where he will be charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.





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