A Nampa man was arrested late Sunday in a suspected gang-related stabbing that occurred early that day in Caldwell, according to a Caldwell Police Department press release.
Sergio Marquez Lopez, 19, is charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, as well as a gang enhancement that can carry an additional 2 to 5 years at sentencing.
CPD’s Street Crimes Unit found Lopez around 11:30 p.m. Sunday at a residence in Middleton, where he was arrested without incident.
Lopez is suspected of stabbing a 24-year-old man at a residence in the 4800 block of Dandridge Way in Caldwell early Sunday morning. The victim was hospitalized with stab wounds, but was said to be in stable condition Sunday afternoon.
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Police are still investigating the incident, which happened at a house where a party and shots fired had been reported earlier in the evening. It’s possible that more suspects may be arrested, police said.