Wanted Man Behind Bars For Stabbing Man

A Grand Junction man wanted out of Denver is behind bars after stabbing a man with a kitchen knife.

The stabbing happened just before 11:00 p.m. Tuesday night in the 2300 Block of B 1/2 Road in Orchard Mesa.

Police say 27–year–old Margarito Morin harassed a victim at the apartment complex there and then stabbed another man.

The victim, whose name is not being released, was taken to St. Mary's Hospital with a stab wound to the torso area.

Morlin is being held at the Mesa County Jail on a $2500 bond out of Denver for failing to appear in court.

For the stabbing he could face charges of second degree assault and felony menacing.

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