Man who used tequila bottle to hit rival faces aggravated assault

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PHOENIX – A man is facing assault with a deadly weapon after hitting another man with a bottle of tequila.

Police said Jesus Lopez-Valle, 26, was taken into custody over the Halloween weekend after he allegedly swung a tequila bottle at his ex-girlfriend’s new love interest.

The bottle reportedly slashed right through the victim’s jugular vein. He suffered a 4-by-4-inch gash in his neck and had to undergo surgery.

Lopez-Valle faces assault with a deadly weapon. The victim’s medical condition is unknown at this time.