Homicide

Release Date/Time: 6/20/2015 12:38 AM
Incident: Homicide
Report #: 15-061013
Date: Friday, 6/19/2015
Time: 9:47 PM
Location: 646 Williams Rd.

Officers were dispatched to the taqueria for a fight and victim of a stabbing. They found Antonio Gonzalez-Alejo (43) with multiple stab wounds to the chest and abdomen. Gonzalez-Alejo was transported to NMC where he was pronounced deceased. Gonzalez-Alejo was at the taqueria with Geronimo Hernandez for karoke night. They got into an argument that became physical when they went outside.  Witnesses said that during the fight, Hernandez pulled a knife and stabbed Gonzalez-Alejo several times then fled. Numerous witnesses identified Hernandez as the suspect. Hernendez fled to a nearby house. There, friends convinced Hernandez to turn himself in. The police were called and Hernandez was taken into custody without incident.

Release Authorized by: Sergeant Jeff Gibson
Telephone: (831) 758-7128

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