Stabbing victim identified

Nov. 5, 2012 at 5:05 a.m.
Updated Nov. 6, 2012 at 5:06 a.m.

Eric Ybarra, 19, of Victoria, was identified Monday as the victim of the stabbing Sunday night in Victoria.

Ybarra told police he was walking down the street and was stabbed in the chest area by an unknown man, said Lt. Mike Hernandez, Victoria Police Department spokesman.

Friends drove him from Sam Houston Drive to a house on Rosewood Drive. Victoria Fire Department Emergency Medical Services took Ybarra by ambulance to Citizens Medical Center.

He was listed in stable condition as of Monday afternoon, said Shannon Spree, hospital spokeswoman.

No suspects have been identified in the stabbing, which is still under investigation, said Hernandez.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Victoria Police Department at 361-485-3730 or 361-573-3221.



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