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Tifton Walmart stabbing may be gang related

By Delivrine Registre - bio | email

August 18, 2008

TIFTON, GA (WALB) - Police believe that a stabbing at a Tifton Walmart might have been gang related.

17-year-old Mario Alberto Martinez was stabbed in the Walmart Supercenter on Highway 82 Sunday night.

Officers arrested a 16-year-old, but are not releasing his name because he is a minor. They are still investigating, but think the attack may be gang related.

The stabbing was caught on surveillance video. And that tape will be used as evidence in court.

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