Suspect booked in Itawamba stabbing

Itawamba County StockThe Associated Press

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Law enforcement authorities in Itawamba County say a 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing that happened Monday night.

Sheriff Chris Dickson tells WTVA-TV in Tupelo that Timothy Witcher was booked at the county jail.

Investigators responded to a call around 9:30 p.m. Monday at a house on Murphy Road in rural Itawamba County.

Deputies say one man was stabbed, apparently during a fight.

The victim, who was not identified, was taken to North Mississippi Medical Center for treatment.

It was not immediately clear whether Witcher has an attorney.