POSTED: Friday, February 21, 2014 - 11:53am
UPDATED: Saturday, February 22, 2014 - 11:26am
ALTON, TEXAS (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office is investigating a stabbing that happened in rural Alton early Friday morning.
Deputies responded to a stabbing incident at 1708 Mayberry Road around 9:20 a.m. and found the victim, identified as Victor Barragan, 30, who had been stabbed at least once in the right upper torso.
Barragan was transported to a local hospital and underwent surgery for his wound.
Investigators have identified a suspect and are working on issuing an arrest warrant. No weapon has been recovered and authorities continue to investigate the crime.