El Paso County Crime

Fountain PD: Father stabbed son during argument

FOUNTAIN, Colo. - A father accused of stabbing his son at a cabin in Fountain on New Year's Eve has been arrested. 

Father, 52-year-old Ovidio Lopez, Jr. and son, 27-year-old Ovidio Lopez, III were visiting from Florida and were staying at the KOA campgrounds on Bandley Drive, police say.  

The two were arguing when things escalated and the father apparently stabbed his son. 

Lopez, III was taken to the hospital. His condition is unknown. 

The father is facing charges of first-degree assault. 

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