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Scott County, Virginia stabbing leaves one injured

Scott County, Virginia stabbing leaves one injured

A domestic brawl left a man stabbed in the back in Scott County, Virginia.

Sheriff John Puckett told News 5 that Daniel Ayers, 33, was stabbed by his father-in-law Tommy Payne during an argument at Ayers' home in the Blackwater community outside of Duffield.

Ayers and his wife were arguing when the woman called her father, Payne, who later arrived at the house and the fight ensued. Payne reportedly tackled Ayers then stabbed him with a pocket knife, the sheriff said.

The victim was transported by medical helicopter to a Kingsport hospital.

Puckett says the investigators will present evidence in the case to a grand jury.

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