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Columbia Suspect Allegedly Stabs Man; Bond Set At $30,000

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Markes Scott, Photo Courtesy of Marion-Walthall Co. Jail Markes Scott, Photo Courtesy of Marion-Walthall Co. Jail

COLUMBIA, Miss. - Columbia police are investigating stabbing that left one man inured last week.

According to police McNeese Street was the scene of a stabbing Thursday night. 

"We received a call that a male subject with a knife was chasing another subject," said Det. Richard Pack.

He said when they got there, they found an unresponsive man lying in the street.

"He had a puncture wound to the left side of his stomach," he said.

The prime suspect in the case appeared before a Judge Monday. Markes Scott is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, his bond is set at $30,000.

"Two others on the scene were also arrested for publicly drunk and disorderly conduct," he said.

One of them  suspect's mother,  Louise Scott.

Det. Pack said she may soon receive more charges because of new evidence.

"She is going to be charged with aggravated assault also," he said. "She participated".

The victim was taken to Forrest General Hospital. At last check he was listed in stable condition.

 

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