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Stabbing reported on North Dawson Street

Around 1 p.m. on Sunday, officers from the LaGrange Police Department responded to reports that someone had been stabbed on the 200 block of North Dawson Street.

According to a press release, when officers arrived on the scene, the victim said that he was involved in a verbal dispute with his roommate, Shelton L. Howell, who stabbed him with a steak knife. The victim was transported to WellStar West Georgia Medical Center, where he reportedly received 11 stitches. 

Howell was arrested at the scene. 

LPD asks that anyone with information about this case to call LPD at (706) 883-2603 or to call Troup County Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000. Tips may also be submitted the LPD via Facebook.