Police seek man involved in aggravated assault for questioning

UPDATE published Feb. 17, 2013 5:30 p.m. – Victim in aggravated assault case dies, police still searching for suspect

ST. GEORGE – The police are seeking a man for questioning concerning an aggravated assault that took place early Saturday morning.

The St. George Police Department responded to the 1000 North block of 1340 West on an assault call where it was reported a 31-year-old male was assaulted by another 31-year-old male.

The victim suffered significant injury to his head and was transported via Life Flight to Las Vegas for treatment. He is currently listed as being in critical condition.

The suspect involved has been identified as Mario A. Lucero who fled the scene prior to the police being notified of the altercation.

Lucero is wanted for questioning in the assault investigation. Investigators obtained a $50,000.00 cash only warrant for his arrest. He has connections to St. George, Ivins and Hurricane, as well as Mesquite, Nev., New Mexico and Southern California.

He should be considered armed and extremely dangerous.

Anyone with information concerning this matter is encouraged to contact the St. George Police Department at 435-637-4300.

Note: Persons arrested are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law or as otherwise decided by a trier-of-fact.

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Submitted by: St. George Police Department

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12 Comments

  • Maggie February 16, 2013 at 4:14 pm

    Is he an illegal?

    • wtf February 16, 2013 at 8:35 pm

      what makes you think hes illegal…. and no hes not …. *** ignorant…

      *** Editor’s ellipsis.

      • prettyme February 17, 2013 at 12:53 pm

        Is he illegal?? What a dumb question to ask! Was the guy that killed all those innocent kids at sandy hook illegal? Dumb white people the first question that comes out your mouth! Mexican.black or white I hope the catch his sorry … No one should get away with hurting someone else

        Ed. ellipsis

        • dumb white person? February 17, 2013 at 5:29 pm

          Dumb white people? There was nothing racist here until you wrote that. This racism against whites needs to stop being so freely accepted.

    • Castro February 17, 2013 at 5:43 pm

      You see mexican and the first thing you ask. If he is illegal. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not for this POS. But wtf

    • Ray February 18, 2013 at 8:30 am

      Wow Maggie. Wow. You and Annie should hang out you could prob hit some cross burnings together

  • Kris February 16, 2013 at 6:27 pm

    I swear this is the man that was in front of me at the gas station last week. Hard to mistake tattoos like that. I find it a little funny that the cashier refused to sell him tobacco because he did not have an ID.

  • Tango22 February 16, 2013 at 10:10 pm

    With a face like that, it’s kinda hard not to think he’d be responsible for a violent crime or two.

  • Annie February 17, 2013 at 8:24 am

    Ummm it is not ignorant to wonder if he’s illegal, it’s a fact that lots in St George are and I totally agree I don’t think someone looking like that has never seen the inside of a prison cell, YIKES!!!

  • tania February 17, 2013 at 5:09 pm

    i found out by an outsider that the victim shaun did no live he died today

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