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Fight at pizza place ends in stabbing

Posted: 9:43 PM, Dec 14, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-14 23:27:01-05

A fight involving as many as 20 people escalated into a stabbing at a local pizza place on Friday.

According to Corpus Christi Police, the incident happened around 8:30 p.m. at the Peter Piper Pizza on Port Avenue.

Police were called to the scene, but before they could arrive, everyone involved in the fight had left.

While investigating, officers learned that a 28-year-old man had been stabbed in the chest.  Police say his injuries were non-life threatening.

Police know the identity of the suspect and are currently looking for him. He faces a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.