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DEPUTIES: Argument over drinking game hospitalizes man, roommate jailed

Published: Feb. 8, 2021 at 10:12 AM EST
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CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A man has been arrested after deputies say he stabbed his roommate following an argument over a drinking game.

Ciriaco Vasquez-Cruz was charged Friday with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.

Carteret County deputies say the stabbing happened on a home on Howard Road outside of Newport.

They say Vasquez-Cruz stabbed the victim multiple times after an argument over the drinking competition.

The victim was transferred to Vidant Medical Center for his injuries.

The 28-year-old Vasquez-Crus is being held on a $50,000 bond.

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