CPD Makes Two Arrests Following Stabbing

On March 11th, 2023, around 5:20 pm, officers responded to the area of Maple Street near South Street regarding an altercation between three or four Hispanic male where one male was possibly stabbed and “bleeding badly.”

Investigation revealed that Gonzalo Garza-Garcia was attacked by Hector Rodriguez and Jesus Rodriguez with a sharp object. The Rodriguez brothers fled from officers in a vehicle. After a short pursuit, the vehicle came to a stop and both suspects were placed under arrest. The victim was flown to an Atlanta area hospital in critical condition.

According to witnesses, the altercation began as an argument over Mexican politics and religion. The investigation is still active. Anyone with information is asked to contact Carrollton Police Department. Tips and information can also be sent via our website or our app by clicking on “Submit a Tip.”

Media Contact: Sgt. Meredith Browning- mbrowning@carrollton-ga.gov