One Hurt, Another Arrested Following Stabbing in Mingo County

MINGO COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A fight early Saturday morning in Mingo County ended with one man arrested and another in the hospital in critical condition.

Investigators say David Manns stabbed Joseph Harmon in the neck following an altercation at the Miner Mart in Taylorville, W.Va. Harmon suffered an 8-inch slash from his throat to the base of his neck.

Manns was arrested by West Virginia State Police on a malicious wounding charge and turned over to the custody of the Mingo County Sheriff's Department. He was then booked in the Southwestern Regional Jail.

Harmon is being treated at a Huntington area hospital.

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