Police: Boise man stabbed victim, dropped him off at Meridian Walgreens

A man was found stabbed near a Meridian Walgreens Thursday night.

BOISE -- Boise Police have made an arrest in connection to a stabbing Thursday evening.

The investigation began after an injured man with multiple stab wounds showed up at the Walgreens near Fairview Avenue and Locust Grove Road.

The victim - who is about 18 years old and had wounds in his  back, side, torso and arm - was rushed to a local hospital. He is expected to survive.

Police arrested 51-year-old Humberto Perez of Boise on a felony charge of aggravated battery after linking him to the stabbing.

According to investigators, the stabbing happened at a home near North Wildwood Way and Fairview Avenue in Boise after Perez and the victim got into an argument. The suspect and the man who was stabbed know eachother, police say.

During the quarrel, investigators say Perez attacked the other man, punching him in the face and stabbing him multiple times.

Police say Perez then drove the victim down Fairview Avenue to the Walgreens before letting him out of the vehicle and returning to the house.

Perez was booked into the Ada County Jail and is due in court Friday afternoon. Aggravated battery is punishable by up to 15 years in prison.
 

 

 

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