Man arrested in fatal stabbing at Phoenix apartment

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Gerardo Silveria By Christina O'Haver Gerardo Silveria By Christina O'Haver
Gerardo Silveria By Christina O'Haver Gerardo Silveria By Christina O'Haver

PHOENIX -- Police have arrested a man in connection with a fatal stabbing at a Phoenix apartment Thursday.

Gerardo Silveria Jr., 19, allegedly fled the scene after stabbing 19-year-old Jonathan Hollinquist at an apartment near Bethany Home and Interstate 17.

Police said Hollinquist was asleep on the couch when Silveria entered the apartment with two or three other men and got into an argument with Hollinquist over a previous conflict.

Hollinquist died at the hospital.

Police identified Silveria as the suspect and were searching for him Friday.

He has been booked into a Maricopa County jail.