El Paso Border Patrol Agent Dies After Being Stabbed in the Face

EL PASO, TEXAS (KTSM) - El Paso Police have confirmed the death of 30-year-old Issac Morales. Morales was stabbed in the face early Saturday morning and died from his injuries on Wednesday.

According to police, just before 2 a.m. Saturday morning, Morales, his girlfriend and another couple were walking to their car in the parking lot of Union Drafthouse Bar on Tierra Este when 39-year-old Hisais Justo Lopez allegedly approached Morales. Lopez is accused of stabbing Morales in the face after he identified himself as a Border Patrol Agent.

Lopez was arrested and charged with Criminal Attempt Murder but is now being charged with Murder after Morales passed away. Lopez is to be rebooked with the new charge.

A Gofundme page has been created to help the Morales family.

This article originally posted on elpasoproud.com

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