Raleigh County man in jail following reported stabbing

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – A Raleigh County man is in jail and facing charges following a reported stabbing Wednesday night in Beckley.

According to the Beckley Police Department, officers responded to an incident on Coal Street where they found two men with stabbing wounds. One of the victims was treated at the scene and released, while the second victim was taken to a local hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Eric Ayers of Daniels was arrested as a suspect and charged with malicious wounding. He is in Southern Regional Jail awaiting arraignment. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Beckley Police Department or Crime Stoppers.