4 stabbed in downtown Orlando melee

Police arrest 2 in connection with stabbing


ORLANDO, Fla. – Four men were stabbed with a folding pocket knife early Monday after a fight broke out next to an Orlando fire station, police said.

Orlando police were dispatched to a parking lot on the corner of Pine Street and Garland Avenue after they received a 911 call just before 2:30 a.m.

Witnesses told police that an argument escalated into a fight as a group of people were leaving a downtown nightclub.

The stabbing victims were taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Joel Garcia Jr., 19, and Wilfredo Caussade III, 20 were arrested and taken to the Orange County Jail.

Garcia faces charges of attempted murder.  Caussade was arrested on charges of resisting an officer and tampering with evidence. 

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