Police turning to public to find suspect in deadly stabbing

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On December 27, 2008 at 6:36 pm, Tempe Police received a call reference an altercation at an apartment complex in the 800 block of E. McKellips Drive, Tempe. During the altercation the victim, David Lopez, 19, was stabbed.

After the altercation, Lopez contacted another individual in the complex for assistance. That individual called Tempe Police.

The suspect was described as an Hispanic male in his 20s and he fled the scene prior to police arrival.

Lopez died as a result of injuries sustained in the altercation.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Tempe Police Department at 480-350-8311.