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Martin Marroquin Rodriguez and Demesio Portillo Lopez face charges after a stabbing

8:04 AM, Dec 27, 2013   |    comments
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WUSA9) -- Police say a man was stabbed after an argument over music playing on a jukebox at a Maryland restaurant.

It happened in the 1300 block of Forest Drive in Annapolis at 12:45 a.m., when police say the adult male victim and Martin Marroquin Rodriguez got in an agreement over the jukebox.

When the victim was walking home he was approached by Rodriguez, who gave him a hug, police say. While hugging the victim, Rodriguez stabbed him in the stomach.

A friend of the victim was also injured by a second subject who was with Rodriguez. Demesio Portillo Lopez assaulted the friend with a sharp object that cut his clothing and caused a small cut on the man's abdomen.

The first victim was flown to Maryland Shock Trauma to undergo surgery, police say. The second victim refused treatment.

Rodriguez, 34, of Annapolis, is charged with attempted first and second degree murder, first and second degree assault, dangerous weapon with intent to injure, and reckless endangerment.

Lopez, 41, also of Annapolis, is charged with first and second degree assault and dangerous weapon with intent to injure.

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