Stabbing suspect identified, UAPD continuing search - Tucson News Now

Stabbing suspect identified, arrest warrant issued

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

An arrest warrant has been issued for the suspect from an early morning stabbing at the University of Arizona campus, according to University of Arizona Police. 

Jose DeJesus Cuevas-Hernandez, 63, of Tucson has been identified as the suspect. Police said they are working with other law enforcement agencies to locate the man.

Police officials are saying the stabbing appears to be an isolated incident.  UAPD responded to a call just before 7 a.m. about a stabbing near the Park Student Center and Tyndall Garage.

Cuevas-Hernandez is 5'6" tall, 200 lbs., with brown eyes, brown hair and a thick bushy mustache. 

Police warn the public to not approach the suspect if you see him, but to immediately call 911 with information.

Officials are saying he fled the scene in a gold or tan 2000 Chevrolet Malibu with Arizona license plate #772ZBD.

Tyndall is now open, as UAPD continues with their search for the suspect.  

Stay with Tucson News Now for updates on this situation as they come in.

Tucson News Now's Som Lisaius will have more on this story on KOLD News 13. He can be followed on Twitter at @SomLisaiusKOLD.

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