Man stabs three family members in Jackson County, authorities say

(MGN Online)

JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office confirms a man stabbed three of his family members, including his mother and father, in Bryant early Thursday morning.

Deputies said Tyler Jackson Blackwell was making threats to his family around 3 a.m. before the incident. They believe Blackwell was under the influence of drugs, possibly meth, at the time.

Jackson County authorities said Blackwell’s mother was flown to the hospital. They add that his father and the other family member sustained non life-threatening injuries.

Upon arresting Blackwell, deputies said he began to have medical issues, possibly connected to the drugs he had used. He is currently in the hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.