The Cuban man, Eduardo Lázaro Marrero-Fortes, is accused of stabbing a man in Hialeah.
Marrero-Fortes turned himself in at the Hialeah Police Department Headquarters on Monday. Local 10 has access to the arrest report, and they point out that Cubans are facing a charge of attempted second-degree murder with a deadly weapon.
She had a violent attack It happened on October 6, 2023. The victim was repairing a car on the road near the 1100 block of Palm Avenue when Marrero-Fortes drove up in a gray 2021 Lexus SUV.
Seeing the man on the avenue working, Marrero-Fortes parked his car nearby and walked towards him. He was stabbed in the back on more than one occasion.
The victim tried to defend himself but was seriously injured on the ground. As she was about to die, her attacker left the scene.
and witness who was there He recognized Marrero-Fortes and reported him. The victim escaped and gave statements to detectives.
The stabbed man was treated at the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital. He underwent emergency surgery due to multiple wounds on his abdomen, thigh, left ear, and chest, as well as a stab wound on the left side of his body.
The victim and the witness were interviewed by the police, and their statements coincided.
Authorities claim Marrero-Fortes has known the man who stabbed him for years. A Cuban was arrested in March 2023 for aggravated assault by the same person in another event.
Investigators said Marrero-Fortes did not make any statements after turning himself in. The motive for the alleged stabbing is not yet known. The aggressor is being held without bail at Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center.