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    Police believe a teenager stabbed a 13-year-old multiple times during the course of a fight between seven or eight minors Monday afternoon.

    McAllen police responded to two separate disturbances caused by the group of students ranging in age from 13 to17, Police Chief Victor Rodriguez said.

    The first happened in the 3300 block of Balboa Street shortly after 5:30 p.m. and the second fight took place right after in the 2500 block of Quince Street, Rodriguez said.

    Officers who responded to the second location found a 13-year-old had been stabbed multiple times in the abdomen, police said. No one else was seriously injured.

    The victim was rushed to McAllen Medical Center and is expected to survive, the chief said.

    Jorge Luis Zamudrio, 17, was identified by several of the teens involved in the fight, including the victim’s brother, as the person responsible for the stabbing, Rodriguez said. Police were not able to recover the weapon used during the fight and are still searching for it.

    Zamudrio was arrested Monday afternoon and is expected to be formally charged with the second-degree felony today. The other teens will also face other charges, Rodriguez said.

    Naxiely Lopez covers law enforcement and general assignments for The Monitor. She can be reached at (956) 683-4434.

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    McALLEN – Police believe a teenager stabbed a 13-year-old multiple times during the course of a fight between seven or eight minors Monday afternoon.

    McAllen police responded to two separate disturbances caused by the group of students ranging in age from 13 to17, Police Chief Victor Rodriguez said.

    The first happened in the 3300 block of Balboa Street shortly after 5:30 p.m. and the second fight took place right after in the 2500 block of Quince Street, Rodriguez said.

    Officers who responded to the second location found a 13-year-old had been stabbed multiple times in the abdomen, police said. No one else was seriously injured.

    The victim was rushed to McAllen Medical Center and is expected to survive, the chief said.

    Jorge Luis Zamudrio, 17, was identified by several of the teens involved in the fight, including the victim’s brother, as the person responsible for the stabbing, Rodriguez said. Police were not able to recover the weapon used during the fight and are still searching for it.

    Zamudrio was arrested Monday afternoon and is expected to be formally charged with the second-degree felony today. The other teens will also face other charges, Rodriguez said.

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