A 25-year-old man is accused of using a knife on his girlfriend's father during a fight and stabbing him 17 times.

San Antonio police arrested Joseph Williams Friday in connection with the Dec. 12 incident that left Enrique Aguinaga, 40, in the hospital.

An arrest warrant affidavit stated that Williams showed up at Aguinaga's home and attempted to take his girlfriend, Aguinaga's daughter, home with him for the night.

Williams and Aguinaga's daughter have a child together, the affidavit stated.

After Aguinaga ordered Williams to leave, the two men began fighting and fell to the ground, the affidavit stated.

Witnesses told police at some point during the fight, Williams began to stab Aguinaga, the affidavit stated.

The victim was rushed to San Antonio Military Medical Center and treated for 17 stab wounds, the affidavit stated.

Witnesses and Aguinaga identified Williams as the person who stabbed him, the affidavit stated.

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