Center, Texas - One man is dead and a second is hospitalized after an early morning stabbing on Shelbyville Street in Center. On Thursday, January 19th at 3:29 am officers with the Center Police Department responded to a 911 call reporting an unresponsive man on the sidewalk at 735 Shelbyville Street.
Officers arrived at 3:33 am and found 20 year old Yee Ka deceased from multiple stab wounds. A second male victim, 25 year old Aung Naing, was transported to Nacogdoches Medical Center Hospital and remains in stable condition.
The suspect was identified as 19 year old male Ka Paw Htoo. Htoo was arrested and charged Murder (1st degree felony) and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon (2nd degree felony). His bond has not yet been set.