Police arrest man suspected in stabbing at Lowe's

The Corpus Christi Police Department has arrested the man suspected of stabbing a man while trying to steal from Lowe's on July 2.

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - The Corpus Christi Police Department has arrested the man suspected of stabbing a man while trying to steal from Lowe's on July 2.

Police announced Tuesday morning that they have taken 18-year-old Juan Antonio Sanchez into custody.

It was July 2 when police say Sanchez and another suspect were attempting to shoplift from the Lowes department store in the 1500 block of Airline. A bystander named Ronny Fritz tried to intervene, and that's when police say Sanchez stabbed Fritz in the arm and heart.

Fritz has since been released from the hospital.

Sanchez is now in the Nueces County Jail on a $100,000 bond.

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