Man wounded in Tupelo stabbing incident

A Baldwyn man is in custody following a stabbing incident in midtown Tupelo.

Posted: Jun 18, 2018 12:59 PM
Updated: Jun 20, 2018 11:45 AM

UPDATE 06/20/18 - Tupelo stabbing suspect now charged with attempted murder

See original post below.

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - A Baldwyn man is in custody following a stabbing incident in midtown Tupelo.

Near noon, police responded to the corner of Park Street and Jefferson Street near Crosstown.

Police confirm a 61-year-old man was wounded as a result. He's currently in surgery at the North Mississippi Medical Center.

Police say they have a man named Nicholas Tyus of Baldwyn in custody. The 33-year-old is expected to be charged with aggravated assault.

The motive is under investigation.

This article will be updated when more information becomes available.

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