BOONEVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) -- Prentiss County authorities are investigating a stabbing New Year's night.
Sheriff Randy Tolar tells WTVA.com deputies responded to a call of a stabbing on County Road 5005 around 11 p.m. Tuesday.
He says they found on person had been stabbed in the neck.
The person, whose name has not been released, was taken to the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo and remains in critical condition.
Tolar says it appears an altercation lead to the stabbing.
Two people are currently in custody at the Prentiss County Jail.
Tolar says formal charges are expected to be filed Wednesday afternoon.