Dodge City Police Investigate Fatal Stabbing

By: AP, Posted by Chelsey Moran
By: AP, Posted by Chelsey Moran

DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) _ Authorities say a man is dead and another is in custody after a stabbing in Dodge City during the weekend.

Dodge City police chief Craig Mellecker says two men were taken to the hospital Saturday night with stab wounds.

One of the men, 22-year-old Jesus Ortiz, later died. The second man, a 52-year-old Garden City resident, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder. His name is being withheld until formal charges are filed.

Further information about the circumstances of the stabbings were not released.


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