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Man Arrested for Stabbing in Days Inn Motel Parking Lot

Posted: Feb 25, 2013 2:06 PM by Cody Lee Heyveld
Updated: Feb 25, 2013 2:27 PM

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COLUMBIA — Officers dispatched to the Days Inn Motel on I-70 Drive Southwest Saturday, Feb. 23, in reference to a disturbance on the parking lot with a knife.

The Columbia Police Department stated in a press release that the investigation revealed a 31-year-old male victim was stabbed several times by suspect Zackery Simmons during a fight on the parking lot.

A personal vehicle transported the male victim to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the press release.

Officials recovered the knife that was used in the assault during the search warrant of a motel room.

The release stated that Zackery Simmons, 21, was arrested for assault in the first degree and armed criminal action with a bond that has yet to be set.

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