UPDATE: Early morning stabbing sends woman to hospital

Local - 3/5/2014 6:45 AM by Stuart Hammer
UPDATE:

BECKLEY - A stabbing in Beckley sent a woman to the hospital Wednesday morning.

Raleigh County Dispatchers said the call came in around 3 a.m. Wednesday. They said it happened on Grant Street. Beckley City Police and Jan Care Ambulance responded to the scene. 

The victim was a 40 year-old woman who suffered two stab wounds -- one her lower back and one on her mid-back, according to Lieutenant Chuck Ragland. He said there was a verbal altercation prior to the stabbing. Sergeant Seneca Webb is handling the investigation. 

Police have a suspect in mind and are looking to get warrants for her arrest, according to Ragland.

Stick with Newswatch. We will keep you updated as more information becomes available.

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ORIGINAL: 3/5/14, 4:12 a.m.

BECKLEY - A stabbing in Beckley sent one person to the hospital Wednesday morning.

Raleigh County Dispatchers said the call came in around 3 a.m. Wednesday. They said it happened on Grant Street. Beckley City Police and Jan Care Ambulance responded to the scene. Police are handling the investigation. 

No word yet on the extent of the victim's injuries. 

Stick with Newswatch. We will keep you updated as more information becomes available.

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