LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A man is behind bars after an altercation turned violent Sunday night.
Lawrence County Sheriff’s Investigators charged 37-year -old Jaymy Parrck with first degree assault after they say he stabbed his friend in the chest with a pocket knife.
Deputies arrived to a home at 901 County Road 441 around 7:15 P.M. Sunday. That’s where they found 47-year-old Victor Williams stabbed in the chest.
Investigators tell WHNT News 19 3 people were in the front yard. That’s when Parrck and Williams started arguing. They say Parrck stabbed Williams in the chest with a pocket knife, and fled the scene.
Emergency crews transported Williams to Decatur General Hospital. They later transferred him to Huntsville Hospital. He is now in stable condition.
Investigators found Parrck at his residence shortly after.
Lawrence County Sheriff’s investigators will continue to look into the incident.