Stabbing Reported on Charleston's West Side

By: Jeremy Edwards Email
By: Jeremy Edwards Email

UPDATE 4/11/14 @ 2:30 p.m.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Charleston Police are releasing additional information about what led up to a stabbing on the city's west side Friday afternoon.

Police say a fight over a stolen pair of pants led up to the stabbing that injured one man at a home on 6th Street.

Charleston police say Kenny Miller was arguing with his sister and her fiancé Jeremy Saunders, when he allegedly got a baseball bat and attacked the pair. That's when investigators say Saunders stabbed Miller in the stomach.

Miller is expected to recover from his injuries. He will be charged with two counts of malicious wounding.

At this point, police don't plan to file charges against Saunders.

UPDATE 4/11/14 @ 12:30 p.m.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Charleston Police are on the scene of a stabbing on Charleston's west side.

The incident happened just before noon in the 12-hundred block of 6th Street.

Charleston Police tell WSAZ.com four people got into a fight.

Police say during the fight a man picked up a baseball bat and started swinging. That's when another man got a knife and stabbed him in the stomach. He was taken to the hospital.

The stabbing suspect also cut his hand during the incident and a woman was hit the baseball bat, according to police.

Both people are being checked out by crews on the scene.

No names have been released.

So far no one has been charged in the case.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.



ORIGINAL STORY 4/11/14 @ 12 p.m.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Dispatchers tell WSAZ.com two people have been stabbed on Charleston's West Side.

It happened about 11:45 a.m. Friday in the 1200 block of 6th Street.

Dispatchers say one of the victims is a man and he was stabbed in the arm. No other information is being released about the other victim.

Dispatchers say no arrest have been made in the case.

We have a crew on the scene. Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.


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