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Sioux City man dead after Thursday night stabbing on Westside

Sioux City man dead after Thursday night stabbing on Westside

Stabbing 7/11/19

A Sioux City Fire Rescue EMS crew carries a person to a waiting ambulance Thursday after a reported stabbing in the 1700 block of Geneva Street. Police say Eleazar Lopez-Martinez, 45, of Sioux City, was pronounced dead from apparent stab wounds at a hospital later Thursday night.

SIOUX CITY --  A man has died following a stabbing on Sioux City's west side, Thursday night.

At around 6:49 p.m. police investigated an incident on the 1700 block of Geneva Street. They discovered two men had each sustained numerous lacerations. 

Both men were taken to local hospitals for treatment. One man has been released from the hospital after being treated for several non-life threatening lacerations. His name isn't being released at this time, police say.

The other man, Eleazar Lopez-Martinez, 45, was later pronounced dead at the hospital from apparent knife wounds.

Investigators say that the injuries received by the men were a result of a physical conflict between the two.

Police say no charges are being filed at this time and the investigation is ongoing.


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