Police: Man attempts to strangle girlfriend at cemetery, stabs two at Halloween party
Updated: 11/02/2012 2:57 pm | Published: 11/01/2012 8:13 am
Written by: Max Calise
Reported by: Kim Johnson
TOOELE, Utah (ABC 4 News) - Police are looking for Gabriel Mascarenas, who they say attempted to strangle his girlfriend in a cemetery then went to a Halloween party where he fought and stabbed two men.
Tooele County Dispatch received the call of a fight in progress around 2:00 a.m. Thursday.
Police say officers arrived to find two men had been stabbed by a man they believe is Gabriel Mascarenas.
Police say he had attempted to strangle his girlfriend just hours before in a Tooele City cemetery.
The victims in the stabbing were expected to survive, although police say one of the men had to be transported to a local hospital by medical helicopter due to the severity of his wounds. The second man was taken to a Tooele hospital for treatment.
Police say Mascarenas is 19-years-old and a resident of Tooele. He was last seen wearing a red shirt and blue jeans, shaved head, and wearing a blue Yankees hat.
Police say he 5'7" tall and weighs 150 pounds.
Anyone with information on the suspect was asked to call Tooele City police.
Stay with ABC 4 for much more on this developing story.
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