On the 25th of December 2016 at approximately 7:25 P.M., Big Spring Police Department officers were dispatched to the area of 11th and Birdwell in reference to a stabbing. After searching the area, officers located Armando Avina Hispanic/Male 34 years of age at the intersection of 11th and Knowles. It was found Avina had been stabbed multiple times in the back. Big Spring Emergency Medical Services responded and transported Avina to Scenic Mountain Medical Center for treatment. Avina has since been transported to Medical Center Hospital in Odessa where he is listed in stable condition.
Around the same time officers were dispatched to 1402 Wood in reference to suspicious activity. It was found that a subject had entered a vehicle at 1402 Wood, was caught by the residents at which time the subject ran away.
The investigation has led officers to believe the attempted Burglary of the Vehicle and the stabbing are related.
The incident is being investigated by the Criminal Investigations Division.
This is an ongoing investigation and we are unable to release any further details at this time.
If you have any information regarding this incident please call CrimeStoppers at (432) 263-tips (8477). You can also leave an anonymous tip using the “P3 Tips” mobile application or from the Big Spring Police Department website www.bigspringpd.net