Police Identify Man Suspected of Stabbing Two in Columbia Heights

by Tim Regan August 11, 2015 at 12:55 pm 0

Police CarD.C. Police officials have identified the man they arrested for allegedly stabbing two other men near the 1400 block of Columbia Road NW around 4:04 p.m. yesterday.

Nelson Martinez-Portillo, 18, was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon yesterday at 5:14 p.m., authorities said today.

Information on his lawyer wasn’t immediately available.

Police say Martinez-Portillo stabbed the two men following an argument, and was apprehended shortly thereafter.

Both victims were transported to the hospital following the stabbing; one in critical condition, the other with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.



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