Man charged with stabbing victim in face, back

2017-06-19

ELKHART – Police say an Elkhart man is in custody after allegedly stabbing another man in the face and back Saturday night.

32-year-old Edward Brena is charged with battery with a deadly weapon.

Police responded just after 10 p-m to a report of a stabbing at a residence in the 51-thousand block of State Road 19.

They found 27-year-old Gerardo Ortiz of Elkhart in the parking lot of the Flippin Cow restaurant where he'd gone to meet an ambulance. They found Brena walking in the parking lot and took him into custody.

The motivation for the fight and attack was not released.

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