Eugene Harrison was identified as the victim of the stabbing


FARMINGTON — Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a Farmington man that took place Wednesday afternoon.

Eugene Harrison, 40, was identified as the victim of the stabbing, according to Farmington Police Department spokeswoman Georgette Allen. 

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Police were dispatched around 3:40 p.m. Wednesday to the shuttered Red Lion Inn at 700 Scott Ave. after receiving reports that a man had been stabbed. 

Harrison was transported from the scene to the San Juan Regional Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries, Allen said.

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Allen declined to share additional details on Harrison's injuries or information on a possible suspect because the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the stabbing is encouraged to call San Juan County Crime Stoppers at 505-334-8477 or nonemergency dispatch at 505-334-6622.

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