Colp Stabbing Leads to Arrest, One Injured

Colp Stabbing Leads to Arrest, One Injured

UPDATE 1/23 12:35 p.m.

COLP – A Colp man initially charged with aggravated domestic battery in the late Tuesday night stabbing in Colp now faces an additional charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

Williamson County Sheriff Bennie Vick said the Williamson County State’s Attorney’s Office added the charge against 62-year-old James Fowler, who is currently held in the Williamson County Jail on a $100,000 bond.

ORIGINAL STORY 1/22 10:32 a.m.

A stabbing in Colp which led to an arrest and one injured Tuesday night is under investigation by the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office.

According to a release, the sheriff’s office received a report of the stabbing around 10:47 PM. The suspect of the stabbing, found inside a residence by responding Carterville deputies and officers, was taken into custody and initially charged with aggravated domestic battery.

The victim, a relative of the suspect, was also located inside the residence bleeding from what appeared to be serious injuries. First aid was applied while waiting for EMS arrival. He/she was then transported by Carterville Ambulance Service to an area hospital for treatment.

The suspect was cooperative with deputies during the incident.