EL PASO (October 23, 2013) EL PASO (October 23, 2013)--A 30-year-old man was in custody Wednesday after a box cutter was used to slash three people at a nightclub in El Paso after a scuffle.
Jesus Ortega was charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and was held Wednesday in the El Paso County jail in lieu of bonds totaling more than $150,000.
The attack Tuesday evening sent the three victims to a hospital with cuts to the head, neck and chest.
The injuries were not considered life threatening.
Staffers at the club detained Ortega until police arrived.
Police said additional charges may be filed against Ortega, who's an El Paso resident.