Three women stabbed in Decatur gas station fight

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DECATUR, Ala. — The Decatur Police Department is investigating a stabbing at a gas station on November 9, 2017.

Police say at about 3:40 that afternoon they received a call reporting a fight/stabbing at the Victory Fuels gas station on W. Moulton Street and 12th Avenue NW. When officers arrived on scene they found evidence of a fight and were notified of a stabbing victim located at Old Moulton Road near W. Moulton Street.

When officers arrived at the second location, they found four people fighting. A woman, 23-year-old Aleah Garth, had been stabbed multiple times. She was transported to Huntsville Hospital and is expected to survive her injuries.

Police say that a short time later 21-year-old Promise Sykes and 22-year-old Precious Garth arrived at Decatur Morgan Hospital with stab wounds. They are currently being treated and should be released shortly.

During the investigation, it was revealed that a fight broke out in the parking lot of the gas station between two women. The fight escalated to the point that several others joined in the fight. At some point, the victims were injured by the knife.

This case is still under investigation.


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