UPDATE: Man Stabbed Multiple Times, Brother in Jail

By: WSAZ News Email
By: WSAZ News Email

UPDATE 8/28/14 @ 6:55 a.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The suspect in a stabbing in Huntington Wednesday night is now in jail after turning himself in hours later.

Huntington Police say 36 year-old James Hobbs was stabbed fours time around his head and body. It happened at a home in the 1200 block of 28th Street.

The search then began for the suspect, 22 year-old Tracy Damron, who is the victim's brother.

About five hours later, around 2 a.m., Damron turned himself in to the West Virginia State Police.

He is being charged with Attempted Murder, Malicious Wounding and misdemeanor Domestic Battery.

There is no word on Hobbs’s condition.

According to the criminal complaint, the stabbing was the result of an ongoing family issue between the two men.



ORIGINAL STORY 8/27/14 @ 9:40 p.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Huntington police say a man was stabbed multiple times Wednesday night at a home in the 1200 block of 28th Street.

Police were called to the home around 9 o'clock Wednesday evening. When they arrived, they found a man who had several stab wounds.

Police tell WSAZ.com that the suspect in the stabbing right now is the victim's brother. He's on the run and police are working to locate him right now.

The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment. Police are not releasing the names of the victim or suspect at this time.


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