POLICE Department

Investigation into Stabbing at 2200 Wirt Road

April 5, 2021 - Houston police are investigating the stabbing of a man at 2200 Wirt Road about 11:30 p.m. last Friday (April 2).  

The victim, Erick Patino, 26, was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.  

HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Officers B. Godoy and J. Windham reported:  

HPD patrol officers responded to a stabbing at the apartment complex parking lot at the above address and learned Mr. Patino got into a verbal altercation with a known suspect.  During the altercation, Patina was stabbed once in the chest.  The suspect fled the scene prior to officers' arrival on scene.  Houston Fire Department paramedics transported Patino to the hospital.  

Investigators are following up leads on the possible suspect and ask anyone with additional information in the case to contact the HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division at 713-308-8800 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.  

VHS/JFC 4-5-21
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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.