MALICIOUS WOUNDING CHARGE Man Charged With Malicious Wounding In Roane Stabbing
Reported by: Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Dec. 11, 2012 8:24 PM EST
Updated: Dec. 12, 2012 5:32 PM EST
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, Roane County
, West Virginia
A Roane County resident has been charged with malicious wounding in connection with a stabbing, a deputy said.
Robert Sheets, 37, of Walton turned himself in to the Roane County Sheriff's Department Wednesday, Sgt. Bo Williams said. Sheets is accused of stabbing Dakota Hart, 21, of Spencer six times with a knife about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday on Virgil Road in Roane County, Williams said. The area is near Clendenin in Kanawha County.
Williams said the two men had an argument that turned into a physical altercation. A dispatcher at the sheriff's department said Hart had surgery at Charleston Area Medical Center. A hospital spokeswoman said he was under evaluation.
Sheets was arraigned Wednesday afternoon and was transported to Central Regional Jail.
Deputies are on the hunt for a man who stabbed another man in Roane County.
Dispatchers say a man was stabbed multiple times on Virgil Road shortly after 6:30pm Tuesday.
Investigators say suspect ran from the scene.
Stay tuned to Eyewitness News for the latest on this developing story.
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