Sol­dier jailed in stab­bing in El Paso

Austin American-Statesman - - METRO & STATE -

A 23-year-old Fort Bliss sol­dier is in jail in El Paso af­ter be­ing ar­rested in a week­end stab­bing.

El Paso po­lice say they ar­rested Spc. Randy Cuel­lar on Sun­day morn­ing and jailed him on a charge of ag­gra­vated as­sault with a deadly weapon. A po­lice state­ment says he’s ac­cused of stab­bing 28-yearold Daniel Aguilar dur­ing an early morn­ing fight. Po­lice said Aguilar suf­fered neck and back in­juries, al­though the ex­tent of his wounds was un­clear.

Cuel­lar is as­signed to the 3rd Bri­gade Com­bat Team, 1st Ar­mored Di­vi­sion. He’s in the El Paso County Jail with bail set at $40,000. It’s un­clear whether he has a lawyer.

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