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Suspect reportedly throws a knife that stuck in the side of a man’s head; victim tried driving himself to a Pueblo ER

Man suspected of throwing a knife at another man in Pueblo.
Man suspected of throwing a knife at another man in Pueblo.(Pueblo Police)
Published: Jun. 23, 2021 at 11:31 PM MDT|Updated: Jun. 24, 2021 at 9:05 PM MDT
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PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) - A man is expected to survive after he had a knife thrown at his head.

Pueblo police got the call at about 10:38 p.m. on Wednesday. Investigators believe there was some type of road rage incident and during the incident, the suspect threw a knife and it stuck in the side of the victim’s head. The victim then tried driving himself to the hospital. Police made contact with the victim while he was driving to the husband along with his passenger.

The victim’s passenger was able to provide a description of the suspect. Pueblo police were able to take the suspect into custody a short time later off Lake Avenue. He has been identified as 20-year-old Matthew Sanchez.

Sanchez is suspected of attempted first-degree murder.

The victim is expected to survive.

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