MS-13 gang member charged with stabbing two in Monroe



MONROE – A Self-proclaimed member of the MS-13 street gang is charged with stabbing two people with a knife in the Village of Monroe just after midnight on Friday morning.
A police officer on patrol on North Main Street near the Mobil gas station spotted four people covered in blood on the side of the road. They told him one of them was a victim of a stabbing and that there was another victim who was stabbed and was in serious condition at a residence at 430 North Main Street.
The officer radioed for backup and went to the residence where he found a 21-year-old man covered in blood from stab wounds to his chest. Monroe Ambulance was called to administer first aid.
Other officers responded including with a K-9 unit. The suspect, Fredy’s Guitierrez-Zomora of Monroe, had fled into a wooded area. He was tracked down and apprehended, charged with felony assault and criminal possession of a weapon. He was sent to the Orange County Jail in lieu of $500,000 bail.
Investigation revealed Guitierrez-Zomora got into an argument with one of the victims and threatened him with a knife. He chased the victim through the gas station parking lot and stabbed him in the chest with a knife while yelling “MS-13.” As the victim’s friend approached to help, the suspect slashed him with a knife and then fled into the woods. 

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