Woman charged with malicious assault after stabbing incident

Kelly Smith was arrested and charged with malicious assault and attempting to commit a felony,...
Kelly Smith was arrested and charged with malicious assault and attempting to commit a felony, according to Huntington Police.(Western regional jail)
Published: Dec. 5, 2022 at 12:03 PM EST
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A woman is facing charges after an argument turned physical on Sunday, December 4, Huntington Police reports.

Officers were dispatched to a home in the 2100 block of 11th Avenue just before 5 p.m. Sunday.

Officers say the incident involved three women.

The victim told police Kelly Smith, 43, of Elkton, Maryland, refused to leave the home, grabbed a knife and began waving the knife around.

One woman was cut, but did not need to be transported to the hospital. EMS treated the non-life-threatening injury on scene, police say.

Smith was arrested and charged with malicious assault and attempting to commit a felony.

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