On today’s date (04-30-19), at approximately 2:20am, the New Braunfels Police Department and New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the Wal-Mart parking lot in the 1200 block of I-35 South for a report of a stabbing.
Officers arrived on scene and learned that the victim had arrived in the Wal-Mart parking lot and exited his vehicle when he was approached by the suspect. It is believed that the suspect and the victim knew each other, and a verbal argument quickly escalated into a physical fight, which then ended with the suspect stabbing the victim.
The victim, a 24-year old male from New Braunfels, was transported to the San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC) by ground EMS. As of this release, he is listed in stable condition.
The investigation into this incident is currently ongoing by Detectives with the NBPD Criminal Investigations Division.