19-year-old stabs man 40 times after fight at Phoenix home, police say | Arizona News

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19-year-old stabs man 40 times after fight at Phoenix home, police say | Arizona News
19-year-old stabs man 40 times after fight at Phoenix home, police say | Arizona News

PHOENIX (3TV / CBS 5) – Phoenix police arrested a man days after allegedly stabbing another man 40 times over the weekend after an argument in a driveway. David Orozco, 19, was arrested in Tonopah on Tuesday afternoon. At around 1 a.m. on Sunday, police went to a house near Seventh Avenue and Buckeye Road Driveway and were stabbed 40 times, according to court documents. He was taken to the hospital where he later died. There have been previous physical and verbal arguments between Avila and Orozco, according to court records. Investigators say Avila and Orozco got into an argument on Sunday and witnesses saw Orozco stab Avila. According to court records, three witnesses, including a 9-year-old boy, attempted to intervene and end the fight, but were all injured during the altercation. UPDATE: Suspect arrested after murdering man, woman injured in knife stabbing in Phoenix Detectives say Orozco and another witness ran away in a white limousine after being stabbed with the knife. They went to a relative’s home in Tonopah after the incident. Officials arrived at the house on Tuesday and found that the limo had blood stains on the outside and inside, police said. The police arrested Orozco and the witness shortly afterwards. According to court records, Orozco had red stains on his hands and shoes when he was arrested. The witness was also taken into custody and told officers Orozco and Avila that they had argued before the stabbing. The victim informed officers that he was injured in the altercation. Orozco and the witness then fled the scene, he told officers. Investigators say Orozco declined to be interviewed with the police. Orozco was arrested on the recommendation of six counts of aggravated assault, first degree murder, aggravated assault on a minor, and child abuse. Copyright 2021 KPHO / KTVK (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.

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