Harlingen police arrest suspect in Rack Daddy's stabbing
Wed, 02 May 2012 20:39:04 GMT —
A man is behind bars following a large disturbance and stabbing at a popular Harlingen night club.
It all happened at Rack Daddy TMs night club off South 77 Sunshine Strip early Wednesday morning.
Harlingen police told Action 4 News that a fight started in the bathroom area of the club and spilled out into the parking lot.
Investigators said a 24-year-old man was stabbed in the back during the disturbance and that another man broke his foot.
The medical condition of the stabbing victim or the man with the broken foot were not immediately available.
Harlingen police arrested suspect Armando Lopez at the scene while interviewing witnesses and learning he had outstanding traffic tickets.
Officers discovered that Lopez had Xanax pills on him and later linked him as the person who stabbed the 24-year-old man.
Investigators said Lopez is expected to arraigned on aggravated assault, possession of a controlled substance and the traffic tickets some time late Wednesday afternoon.