Man stabbed while trying to stop fight - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Man stabbed while trying to stop fight

By Roslyn Giles

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A man took a knife to the stomach while trying to help a female friend  being assaulted by another man. 

Police said the suspect turned the weapon on the man who intervened in the fight. Police were called to the scene around 2 a.m. at the Shell Gas Station on 12th Avenue and 18th Street.

The victim underwent surgery at the Medical Center, but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.  The female suffered minor abrasions.

Authorities took the suspect into custody on aggravated assault charges.  The victim is also facing simple battery charges.

Police have not released any names.

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