1 injured in stabbing in Lee County

Crime StockA person of interest is in police custody after a reported stabbing in Lee County on Saturday night.

Lee County sheriff’s deputies and medics were called around 5:30 p.m. to a report of a stabbing at 112 Drive 1452 near the Auburn community.

According to law enforcement, a 39-year-old man was stabbed in the throat and was in surgery Saturday evening. Sheriff Jim Johnson said the person of interest in custody will likely be charged Sunday in what he called a domestic aggravated assault.