OSU-OKC grad recognized for aiding stabbing victim in Oklahoma City

Austin Schudalla pulled into his parking lot late one night and heard people screaming for help.

The screams were coming from a bloody crime scene where a baby had been stabbed to death and two other people were seriously injured.

It happened about 12:25 a.m. on July 11, 2016, at the Cambridge Landing Apartments in the 8800 block of S Drexel Boulevard. Ezekiel Veloz, 8 months old, died at the scene, and police later said she was killed by her mother, Raven Veloz, 22.

Also stabbed were Sophia Veloz, 4, and Sergio Garcia, 28, the boyfriend of Raven Veloz.

Schudalla is credited with saving Garcia’s life.

A graduate of Oklahoma State University — Oklahoma City, his emergency response training kicked in when he spotted the man covered in blood, according to a news release.

“I noticed the victim was bleeding severely from the chest from stab wounds,” Schudalla said.

“It looked like he was stabbed at least

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