News: Man arrested on assault charges following stabbing at bar in South Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, TX – Police arrested a man they believe stabbed two other men at a bar in south Fort Worth at about midnight on Saturday, the Star-Telegram reports.

At approximately 12:40 a.m, police were alerted to a fight at the La Botica Bar in the 3700 block of Hemphill Street which had resulted in two stabbings. They apparently already had a suspect in custody at the time, a 27-year-old man they had arrested a short distance from the bar on South Adams Street. The suspect was booked into jail several hours later, and faces charges of aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury and evading arrest with a vehicle.

The man was one of 11 people booked on assault charges on Saturday, January 23, 2021.

What legal defenses can a Fort Worth assault lawyer raise?

Just because you have been arrested and charged, does not mean you are guilty of assault. There are numerous criminal defenses that could lead to your actual innocence of this offense: self-defense, defense of others, defense of property, duress, and necessity, to name a few. Consult with our assault lawyers in Fort Worth to determine if the facts of your case meet the requirements for a legal defense.

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