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Baltimore Co. Police arrest roommate in nonfatal stabbing

Victim expected to survive, sought help at nearby locksmith business

By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun

5:07 PM EST, February 1, 2013

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A 34-year-old man has been charged in the non-fatal stabbing of his roommate who sought help from a nearby locksmith business on Reisterstown Road Thursday.

Luis Alonso Andrade-Medrano has been charged with attempted first degree murder after police said he stabbed his roommate, Orlando Martinez, 43.

The two men got into an argument at their home in the 9000 block of Reisterstown Road, when the dispute escalated into a physical fight. Martinez was stabbed multiple times and ran to a nearby Elite Lock and Key for help, police said.

He was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center and is expected to survive.

jkanderson@baltsun.com

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