Suspect in Custody in Thursday Stabbing; Amarillo Police Investigate

By Karl Wehmhoener |

Published 05/30 2014 09:11AM

Updated 05/30 2014 05:42PM

AMARILLO – Amarillo Police responded to a call Thursday afternoon in the 2800 block of S. Pierce on a reported stabbing. 

When officers arrived, the victim had left for the hospital but witnesses were still on scene.

Police found the suspect was located at a residence a few blocks away and took him into custody. 

The suspect, 52-year-old Clay Edward Rodriquez, was booked into the Potter County Correction Center on a charge of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

The victim has non-life threatening injuries.

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