SWAT officers arrest man accused of stabbing 2 men Saturday

Christian Ortez, 35 (Marion County Jail booking photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - SWAT officers arrested a man accused of stabbing two others Saturday night.

Police first found the victims just before 7:30 p.m. in the 3700 block of La Fontaine Court. Both were taken to the hospital, one stable, the other in critical condition. The man in critical condition later passed away. Neither has been identified yet.

Detectives found out the suspect had run into a nearby apartment. SWAT officers came to help, went into the apartment and arrested 35-year-old Christian Ortez on charges of aggravated battery and murder.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the IMPD Homicide Office at (317) 327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at (317) 262-TIPS (8477). You can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to www.CrimeTips.org to submit a web tip. You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 if the information leads to a felony arrest. Only tips submitted directly and anonymously to Crime Stoppers are eligible for these cash rewards.