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Police seek man involved in Southwest Side stabbing

Investigators trying to determine if stabbing was self-defense

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are trying to track down a man who they say was involved in a stabbing at a home on the city’s Southwest side early Thursday.

They were not able to say yet whether the 42-year-old man, accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend’s new love interest, is a suspect or victim in the case.

Officers responding to a call around 3:30 a.m. found the man who was stabbed at a home in the 400 block of Hoover Avenue.

They said he had shown up there along with his girlfriend and two other men to confront the woman’s ex-boyfriend.

Police said the woman and her ex had had a disagreement earlier in the day, and he had rammed her vehicle.

During the later confrontation, police say the ex-boyfriend picked up a knife and stabbed the current boyfriend, who is 38, in the upper body.

He was rushed to a hospital and underwent surgery.

When officers arrived, they found out the ex and the other men all had left the scene.

Officers took the woman into custody on unrelated warrants.

Investigators say because the ex was confronted by the other men, there’s a chance the stabbing could be considered self-defense.

However, they say their investigation is continuing.


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