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November 29, 2012

GBC police arrest man and women for aggravated assault

Athens —

Wednesday, November 28, 2012, at approximately 2:12 a.m. the Gun Barrel City Police Department received a call from a 33 year old white male who resides at 107 Wren, Gun Barrel City.  He reported he had been stabbed by a known perpetrator who was still on the scene.

Sergeant Richard Widener and Officer Cody Dickerson, with the Gun Barrel City Police Department responded.  Michael Main, with the Mabank Police Department, also responded to the call.

Upon arrival officers located the suspect and the victim outside the residence.  A white  female was found inside the residence.  Officers observed the victim to be lying on the ground with multiple stab wounds and cuts to his upper torso. 

The suspect was subsequently arrested and transported to the Gun Barrel City jail, charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon-family violence, a first degree felony, and two misdemeanor charges.

The white female was also arrested and transported to jail.  She was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon-family violence and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence, a third degree felony.

Officer Ken Bee, Assistant Chief of Police Larry Warrick and Investigators Bill Crawford and Monte Mansfield assisted at the scene.

As officers processed the crime scene it appeared that a struggle occurred inside the residence.  Evidence showed that the victim was stabbed in the living/dining room area of the home.

The victim was subsequently transported by air ambulance to the East Texas Medical Center in Tyler where he is in ICU and listed in stable condition.  The names of all involved parties are being withheld as the offense is currently under investigation and no family have been notified as of press time.

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