At approximately 9:30 PM on Thursday (December 14, 2023) night, the Washington Parish Sheriff's Office received a 911 call reporting a stabbing incident on Elmer Magee Road. Responding deputies found a male victim in critical condition.
According to WPSO, the evidence and independently verified statements suggest that the stabbing may have been an act of self-defense but detectives are also approaching the incident as a potential homicide.
WPSO reports that they plan, in collaboration with the District Attorney’s office, to present their findings to a grand jury.
The identity of the victim is being withheld at this time. Further details will be released as they become available and appropriate for public disclosure.