Police arrest man in 1 of 2 stabbings late Thursday

Posted at: 02/15/2013 1:09 PM
Updated at: 02/15/2013 1:15 PM
By: KOB.com staff

Photo: Salvador Gallegos
Photo: Salvador Gallegos

Albuquerque police have arrested a man in connection with a stabbing that happened late Thursday at the Court St. John Motel.

Police arrested Salvador Gallegos, 34, and charged him with two counts of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

His victims were Andrea DeLuna and Daniel Abbott.

The incident happened at 10:30 p.m. Thursday at the Court John Motel at 2700 4th Street.

Preliminary reports say Gallegos and DeLuna were registered to room #22.

When DeLuna went to Abbott's room, Gallegos entered and stabbed them both with a small pocket knife.

Neither sustained life-threatening injuries.

Preliminary report indicated that Gallegos and DeLuna were registered to room #22.

When DeLuna went to Abbott's room, Gallegos entered and stabbed them both with a small pocket knife. Neither sustained life-threatening injuries.

In a separate incident also on Thursday night, Albuquerque police were called to the Holiday Bowl on Lomas in northeast Albuquerque at 11:35 p.m. in reference to a stabbing.

When they arrived, the victim had already left. The victim was found at UNMH, where the victim was brought in a vehicle with four intoxicated men. The victim was in critical condition at the time.

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