Teen Charged with Stabbing Teen

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

BOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- A teenager is in jail charged with stabbing another teen.

The Boyd County Sheriff’s Office says the incident happened in the 2100 block of Main Street in Westwood, Ky. about 10:00 p.m. Sunday.

Deputies arrested Alec Burress, 18, of Ashland and charged him with assault.

According to deputies, the 16-year-old male victim was stabbed 5 times with a pocket knife. They say one of the stab wounds punctured a lung.

The victim was first taken to an Ashland hospital and then transferred to a Huntington hospital where he is listed in serious condition.

Burress is being held in the Boyd County Detention Center.

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