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Man in critical condition after stabbing in Town of Tonawanda

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Posted at 12:14 PM, Mar 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-25 12:14:37-04

A man in critical condition today after being stabbed in the Town of Tonawanda early this morning.

Town of Tonawanda police responded to reports of a victim stabbed and bleeding heavily on Delmar Avenue at 3:45 a.m. Police say the man lost a lot of blood because of deep puncture wounds to the kidney.

The victim was taken to ECMC after describing his attacker and his car.

Town of Tonawanda police arrested 22-year-old Gabriel Lopez, of Cheektowaga, a short time later during a traffic stop in a car matching the victim’s description.

 Lopez is charged with criminal possession of a weapon and assault.