SAN ANGELO, TX – On July 24 authorities with the San Angelo Police Department were dispatched to a residence off of Linda Lee Drive following the report of a stabbing.
When officers arrived on scene they discovered the suspect, later identified as Fernando Jacobo-Tafoya by witnesses, had fled the scene once authorities were contacted.
As their investigation continued authorities noted the victim had stab and or cut wounds to the right side of his abdomen just below the lower portion of his rib cage.
After speaking with witnesses authorities confirmed 36-year-old Jacobo-Tafoya was identified as the suspect who stabbed the victim before taking off on foot.
Following a small pursuit, Jacobo-Tafoya was arrested after he was found hiding down the street from the crime scene.
During his apprehension authorities were able to confirm Jacobo-Tafoya is an illegal alien with active ICE warrants.
Jacobo-Tafoya was arrested and booked into the Tom Green County Jail at 5:23 a.m. on Friday for two charges including Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Miscellaneous ICE Hold where he faces $25,000.00 in bond.