A Maryville man is charged with aggravated assault after a weekend argument with a neighbor led to a stabbing.
Blount County Sheriff James Lee Berrong said Mark Andrew Webb, 49, is being held on a $15,000 bond pending a hearing in Blount County General Sessions Court at 9 a.m. June 29.
Deputies were called to the home of Dustin James Cooper on Butler Mill Road around 9:30 am Sunday morning. Cooper was bleeding from a stab wound to the abdomen, and was transported to UT Medical Center by Lifestar for treatment. He is in stable condition.
Cooper told deputies that he was arguing with Webb, who lived across the street. During the argument, Cooper says Webb pulled a knife and stabbed him in the stomach.
Webb was arrested at a nearby home and taken to jail.
One man is in custody and another is in the hospital after an altercation that ended in a stabbing.
It happened Sunday morning at a home on Butler Mill Road, according to a spokeswoman from the Blount County Sheriff's Office.
Two men there got into an altercation, and one of them was stabbed.
The victim was flown to UT Medical Center, where he underwent surgery, according to the spokeswoman.
The suspect is in custody but has not yet been charged.
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