Man Stabbed 14 Times
POSTED: Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 6:27pm
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:32am
Port Isabel Police are investigating a dangerous stabbing.
It left one man in critical condition. The attack happened in a matter of minutes and the aftermath is all caught on tape.
Police are now seraching for the man to blame. Police say Evaristo Lerma was stabbed 14 times outside a convenience store along the main stretch in Port Isabel. This is video of Lerma walking into a Stripes store after police say he was stabbed 14 times in the chest and abdomen.
Lerma's brother is shocked by his brother being stabbed. Police say that Wenceslao Guillen is the man responsible. They say he stabbed Lerma in an alley near the Stripes. The stabbing all happening in a matter of five to ten minutes.
They are still unsure the motive behind the stabbing. Lerma's brother has own opinion about the alleged stabber who he and his family have know for some time.
Police say two other people where accomplices in the stabbing. They say the one's in the survillence video were in the getaway car for Guillen after the stabbing.
Currently Lerma remains at Valley Regional Medical Center in Brownsville recovering from his 14 stab wounds. Police say Lerma is currently in critical condition.
Port Isabel Police say they are still looking for Guillen.They are also trying to identify the two other people shown in surveillance video.
They are asking all NewsCenter 23 viewers to call Port Isabel police at 943-2727 if they know anything that happened.