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Man Stabbed Outside Shorty's Bar in Pueblo

Ernesto Martinez, 29, was arrested in connection with a stabbing at Shorty's Bar in Pueblo.

Ernesto Martinez, 29, was arrested in connection with a stabbing at Shorty's Bar in Pueblo.

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office has arrested a suspect they say stabbed another man outside Shorty's Bar in Pueblo Wednesday.

Sheriff's deputies say they responded to Shorty’s Bar located at 29701 Hwy 50 E. after reports that several people were fighting and someone had been stabbed. When deputies arrived, they found a 43-year-old man with stab wounds to the arm and abdomen.

The victim was transported to Parkview Medical Center and remains in the hospital.

Colorado State Patrol located the suspect vehicle in the area of Baxter and Hwy 50. Sheriff’s deputies responded and arrested 29-year-old Ernesto Martinez. He is being held without bond on the Attempted Second Degree Murder.

If anyone has any information about this crime or any crime, they are asked to contact the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office (719)583-6250 or Crime Stoppers (719)542-STOP.


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