Man in custody after stabbing

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Victim in critical condition after early morning incident

One man remains in critical condition after being stabbed outside a club on Eagle Drive early Saturday morning, Denton police officials said

Officers were dispatched at 2:16 a.m. to a stabbing outside of Club Heat located at 801 Eagle Drive after a 35-year-old Hispanic male received a laceration to his throat.

Police said the altercation started inside the club and then escalated outside into a parking lot.

The 35-year-old was transported by the Denton Fire Department via ambulance to Denton Regional Medical Center where he still remains in critical condition.

The male suspect, police said, was located at an nearby apartment complex with the help of witness and was taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault.

The suspect remains in custody awaiting arraignment, police said.

The incident remains under investigation.

-Megan Gray


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