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Omaha Police investigating stabbing at 18th & Deer Park

Posted at 11:37 AM, Jun 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-16 12:37:44-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Two males were stabbed after refusing to give money to a suspect near 18th & Deer Park Blvd Saturday.

Omaha Police responded to Nebraska Medical Center at 8:44 p.m. Saturday to investigate the case of two stabbing victims who arrived at the hospital.

Officers spoke with 18-year-old Rogelio Valencia-Avalos and 19-year-old Miguel Angel Martinez.

Both victims said they were at 18th & Deer Park Blvd when a Hispanic male wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and a Hispanic male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt approached them, demanding money.

After refusing to give the suspects money, one suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed both victims. The suspects fled in an unknown direction.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 402-444-STOP.