Man stabs friend during argument over beer

Isaac Avalos is accused of stabbing his friend during an argument over beer, police said.

A man is accused of stabbing his friend during a fight that started over beer, police said.

Isaac Avalos, 23, was at a friend’s house on the 1900 block of Wyoming Avenue on Saturday evening.

Police said Avalos and his friend were in the backyard and at some point, Avalos went inside to look for beer but couldn't find any.

Avalos got mad when he realized that all of the beer was gone.

A physical fight began between Avalos and his friend and after a few minutes, Avalos allegedly grabbed a large kitchen knife and started swinging it back and forth at his friend, police said.

The friend had to be taken to the hospital with multiple stab wounds.

Police said his wounds were non-life-threatening.

After the fight, Avalos left the apartment where the fight took place but was spotted by officers later that evening.

He was arrested and charged with one count of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

Police said he is being held at the Dona Ana Detention Center without bond.

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