Police Continue To Investigate Las Cruces Area Stabbing

Las Cruces – Dona Ana County Sheriff's Investigators are continuing to interview those involved in the alleged stabbing of a 21 year old male (at first reported to be 19) by a 15 year old male, in the 6800 block of Via Emma in the Picacho Hills area.

Sheriff's Deputies were first called out to a residence in the 1400 block of Vista Del Cerro at approximately 9:00 p.m. Saturday.

The weapon, a knife, used in the assault, was recovered by Sheriff's Investigators.

The Victim is expected to fully recover and is no longer in the hospital.

NOTE: It is the policy of the Sheriff's Department not to release names of individuals not arrested or the names of victims.