Police: Carter County man stabs ex-girlfriend in chest with screwdriver

Naaman Wayne Buckles (CCSO)

A Carter County, Tennessee man is facing three charges including attempted murder after investigators said he stabbed his ex-girlfriend in the chest with a screwdriver.

Naaman Wayne Buckles, 47, reportedly stabbed the woman late Monday as he was entering the woman's house located along Highway 91, according to a report from Sheriff Dexter Lunceford.

The victim was listed in stable condition as of Tuesday.

Buckles is charged with attempted first degree murder, resisting arrest and especially aggravated burglary and is scheduled to be arraigned in Sessions Court on Dec. 17, the sheriff said.

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