Roommates arrested in stabbing after argument - - Jackson, MS

Roommates arrested in stabbing after argument

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Right now a man is recovering from stab wounds after an argument at a Jackson motel.

According to JPD Officer Colendula Green, it happened at the Metro Inn on Ellis avenue around 6:30 Saturday evening.

Thirty two year old Barios Cruz was stabbed repeatedly, including beneath the eye, in the head and abdomen and also suffered a broken nose.

Cruz told investigators that his two roommates attacked him in their motel room after a disagreement.

Police arrested 35 year old Wilbur Velazquez.

An unidentified 17-year-old was taken to the Hinds County Youth Detention Center.

Cruz was transported to Central Mississippi Medical Center.

Green said his injuries do not appear to be life threatening.

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