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San Angelo Police Arrest Two Suspects in Connection with Stabbing on Preusser Street

Two men are in custody after a man was stabbed at a local apartment complex Christmas evening. 

53-year-old Willie Bowman and 58-year-old Verdell Lewis, both of San Angelo, Texas, have been arrested for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.  The arrests came at the direction of the Department’s Criminal Investigations Division following a lengthy investigation at the El CID apartment complex, 317 Preusser Street. 

The investigation began around 9:40 p.m. when San Angelo Police were dispatched to Shannon Medical Center for the report of a stabbing.  Upon arrival, Officers made contact with a 27-year-old San Angelo man who was suffering from a laceration to his arm.  Officers learned the man was cut by a knife following an altercation with Bowman and Lewis outside the man’s apartment.  The man’s wound is said to be non-life threatening. 

Around the same time, Officers were dispatched to the apartment complex for the report of a fight. Officers discovered the calls were connected.  Bowman and Lewis were located at the scene along with physical evidence of the assault.  

Bowman and Lewis were transported to the Tom Green County Jail without incident and are being held in lieu of $20,000.00 bond. 

The men are acquaintances.