From Tyler Police Department Press Release
Tyler Police were notified of a stabbing victim at ETMC. The victim, Josue Pinal, 18 of Tyler, was transported to the hospital via private vehicle after being stabbed one time in his upper back. Pinal said the incident occurred in the 600 block of East Oakwood St.
Other officers responded to that location and located the crime scene. The scene was processed for evidence. Pinal and other witnesses gave conflicting accounts of what had happened. At this time, the suspect is unknown. This case will be forwarded to the Major Crimes Unit for investigation. Pinal's injuries are not considered to be life threatening.