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Fight on Seminole Ave in Huntsville results in arrest after stabbing

Alexander Sheppard (Photo: Huntsville Police)

Alexander Sheppard (Photo: Huntsville Police)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A man is in custody Wednesday night after a fight almost turned deadly.

Huntsville Police said Alexander Sheppard, 33, is charged with assault. It started during a fight involving multiple people on the 200 block of Seminole Ave. sometime before 9 p.m.

Police said Sheppard pulled a knife and stabbed the victim. He was taken into custody at the scene.

The victim’s injuries were not life-threatening, police said.