Cops investigate stabbing at Christmas event near Texas State campus

San Marcos police vehicle file

UPDATE 10:00 a.m.: 

AUSTIN (KXAN) — San Marcos police are looking for two suspects connected to a stabbing that left one person injured at a Christmas event Wednesday near Texas State University. 

Officers working as security at the Sights & Sounds event discovered a man with a stab wound to the neck around 9 p.m. Wednesday near the basketball courts in City Park. The victim was rushed to Seton Hays Hospital and was taken into emergency surgery. 

The victim and several witnesses identified two suspects and police continue to search for them Thursday morning, officials said.

“We believe there was an existing disagreement between these individuals that resulted in this incident occurring,” said Police Chief Chase Stapp. “The public should feel confident to attend and bring their families to the final three nights of Sights and Sounds and enjoy a safe and festive night of fun.” 

Anyone with information is urged to call Detective Aubry at (512) 781-5128.  


SAN MARCOS (KXAN) — San Marcos police are looking for two people after a stabbing near the Texas State campus Wednesday night.

University police say it happened during a Sights and Sounds of Christmas event on East Hopkins Street.

Police are looking for two Hispanic men in their 20s. One of them has neck tattoos. They are asking anybody who has seen the men to call 911. 

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