Florida Man meets meth dealer on Grindr, stabs and robs him, then calls police
Victor Morel allegedly attacked a drug dealer, stabbed him and robbed him of a briefcase full of meth.
When the man fired back, Morel called the cops.
Morel, 33, met the victim, who has not been publicly identified, on Grindr, a hookup app, after he heard the man was a drug dealer, according to a police report.
When the two met at the victim’s apartment in Boynton Beach, Morel allegedly punched the man in the head and grabbed the briefcase, then bolted.
As he ran for the door, Morel hit the man with the briefcase, causing a small gun to fall out.
Outside, Morel allegedly pulled out his knife and stabbed the man in the back, who had picked up the gun.
The man then allegedly fired two shots as Morel drove away, hitting his front windshield and the driver’s side window.
At that point, Morel called police.
The victim was hospitalized at Bethesda Memorial Hospital with a stab would to his left upper back, a cut on the right side of his head and a collapsed lung.
Morel has been charged with aggravated battery and robbery, according to online jail records.
It’s unclear if the victim will be charged.