One dead in Oklahoma City stabbing

Monday, October 13th 2003, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

(Oklahoma City-AP) -- No arrests have been made in the stabbing death of a man at a southeast Oklahoma City ballroom.

Police say 21-year-old Jose Garcia died early yesterday at a local hospital after being stabbed once in the back at the Diamond Ballroom.

Sergeant Greg Giltner says police were called to a fight in the parking lot of the ballroom about 1:30 yesterday morning. He says several witnesses have been interviewed, but no suspect has been identified.

The homicide is the 45th in Oklahoma City this year, compared to 42 for all of 2002.