The Boulder Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred between known individuals today.

At approximately 4 p.m., officers were called to a home in the 3000 block of Valmont Road for a report of an adult male who had been stabbed by a family member during an argument. The victim was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition. The suspect has been identified as Victor Zavala-Castro, 18, and he was arrested by officers at the scene. He was taken to the jail where he was booked on a felony charge of first degree assault.

Anyone with any information about this crime is asked to call Detective Starks at 303-441-3067 reference case 22-491.

As in every criminal case, these charges are an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless or until proven guilty.