Mesa police make arrest in weekend fatal stabbing

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21-year-old Alex Delgado died after being stabbed in Mesa Saturday. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News) 21-year-old Alex Delgado died after being stabbed in Mesa Saturday. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)
Mug shot Dwain Alan Ward. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff Dept.) Mug shot Dwain Alan Ward. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff Dept.)
Mug shot Dwain Alan Ward. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff Dept.) Mug shot Dwain Alan Ward. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff Dept.)
MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

Authorities in Mesa have made an arrest in a fatal stabbing that happened Saturday morning.

Mesa Police spokesman, Nikolas Rasheta, said 21-year-old Alex Delgado and a friend drove to 150 N. Stapley Rd around 6 a.m. Saturday.

Rasheta said a man, later identified as 34-year-old Dwain Ward, approached them and asked if the two had seen his girlfriend.

Ward and Delgado got into an argument, according to court paperwork, which escalated. A moment later Delgado gets back into the car and tells his friend he's been stabbed, said Rasheta. 

Delgado's friend was driving to the hospital when he decided to stop and call 911. Paramedics caught up to the pair at 1100 East Broadway and took Delgado to a hospital where he later died. 

Two days later police arrested Ward at a nearby residence, said Rasheta. 

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