The suspect, Edwin Andres Velazquez-Vasquez (H/m, 26), is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the 209th State District Court. He is accused in the death of Jose Osorio, 30, who died at the scene. A second victim, Jose Natareno-Tum, 23, suffered a stab wound to the back and was treated at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Horn and Detective J. Escobar reported:
HPD officers and HFD paramedics responded to a stabbing call at an apartment complex at the above address and found Messrs. Osorio and Natareno-Tum had been stabbed. Paramedics pronounced Osorio deceased at the scene. Natario-Tum told officers Velasquez-Vasquez stabbed them.
Officers located Velasquez-Vasquez near the scene and he admitted to his role in the stabbings of both men. He was taken into custody and subsequently charged.