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Fort Pierce Police Arrest 70-Year-Old Man on Accusations He Stabbed a 63-Year-Old Man; Victim Is in Critical Condition


Fort Pierce - Thursday April 25, 2024: A dispute late Wednesday night between a 70-year-old and a 63-year-old led to one being stabbed and the other arrested.

At 11:19 pm Wednesday night Fort Pierce Police got a call about a stabbing in the 200 block of North U.S. Highway 1. A fight had broken out between two men inside a home on that block.

The 63-year-old man was stabbed. He was taken in someone's personal vehicle to HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition as of Thursday morning.

70-year-old Antonio Gonzalez was identified as the suspect and he has been charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

Gonzalez was booked into the St. Lucie County Jail.