ODESSA, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – An Odessa man has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection to a stabbing.

At around 3:25 early Saturday morning, Odessa Police and Odessa Fire Rescue responded to the 1900 block of East 6th Street in reference to a stab victim.

According to a release, officers found a 44-year-old man with stab wounds. He was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

During their investigation, OPD concluded that the victim got into an argument with Jesus Cervantes.

OPD says Cervantes fled before police arrived. He was later found and interviewed by police, a release reads.

After gathering information, OPD obtained a warrant for Cervantes who is now charged and arrested, per OPD.