Columbia man arrested on suspicion of attacking victim with a knife

1 year 8 months 1 week ago Wednesday, May 10 2017 May 10, 2017 Wednesday, May 10, 2017 11:24:00 AM CDT May 10, 2017 in News
By: Samantha Kummerer, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA –Officers responded to a fight involving a weapon on Jackson Street on Tuesday night.

Police said Anwar Gordon and another male were arguing, and the victim said during the argument Gordon took out an 18-inch knife and began attacking him. Police said the victim threw a hammer towards Gordon.

According to police, the victim had a cut on his leg and another cut on his back.

While the police were investigating the incident, the victim lost consciousness and was transported to a local hospital.

Police arrested Gordon for armed criminal action, assault, and unlawful use of a weapon.

 

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