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Man accused of stabbing multiple people in Austin, Texas

By meerna Jun12,2024

A man has been charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon following a stabbing that took place over the weekend.


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16:14 Polish time, June 11, 2024


16:14 Polish time, June 11, 2024

AUSTIN, Texas – A man accused of stabbing multiple people in North Austin remains in jail after the alleged attack.

Court documents accuse 25-year-old Hector Elias Contreras-Uribe of stabbing multiple people on June 9 at The Ivy Apartments while cooking together.

According to the affidavit, Contreras-Uribe was grilling with his two brothers when the man told him his music was too loud. The argument escalated when Contreras-Uribe threw a rock at the man, hitting him in the face.

They got into a physical fight, which resulted in Contreras-Uribe allegedly stabbing the man multiple times. As the brothers tried to break up the fight, the victim’s father also ran to help, leading to Contreras-Uribe allegedly stabbing him in the chest and back.

After his father was stabbed, the victim went to his truck and grabbed a knife, then stabbed Contreras-Uribe in self-defense. Police said after the incident that everyone was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. They also said that all those involved in the incident knew each other.

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Junior Garcia Hernandez said his father and brother were injured in the stabbing. He said there was a cookout going on Sunday night, but when he entered the store, he noticed police presence.

“I don’t know why they were fighting,” Junior Garcia Hernandez said. “I feel bad because they shouldn’t have guns here in this neighborhood because I have a wife and two children.”

Garcia Hernandez said his father and brother were injured in an accident that occurred during a barbecue. He said he is still trying to get more information about what happened but is concerned for everyone’s safety.

“I talked to my brother’s wife in Mexico. She was very worried and cried about him, my mother and other brothers are also very worried,” Garcia Hernandez said. – I don’t know what will happen.

Contreras-Uribe faces two counts of assault with a deadly weapon. He is being held in the Travis County Jail on a total bond of $60,000.

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