Published: June 11, 2012 Updated 9 hours ago
By Jonathan McFadden — firstname.lastname@example.org
ROCK HILL — A Rock Hill man is charged with attempted murder after police say he stabbed another man in the head with a knife on Friday.
John Austin Dorsey, 56, of 136 East Moore St., is being held at Moss Justice Center on a $25,000 bond.
Police were called to a West Black Street residence after receiving complaints of an assault. When they arrived, they found a 37-year-old Rock Hill man standing beside a Jeep with blood covering his face, according to a Rock Hill police report.
John Austin Dorsey
A witness told police that he was sitting in the back of the Jeep beside Dorsey when Dorsey gave the man a bottle of liquor. Dorsey’s girlfriend became upset and tried to take the bottle away from the man.
The man and Dorsey’s girlfriend began to argue. Dorsey became upset, got out of the car, opened the back passenger’s door and asked the man for the bottle of liquor.
The man handed over the bottle, after which Dorsey stabbed the man in the head with a knife, the report states.
Dorsey continued attacking the man, cutting him in the on the back of his elbow and left hand, the report states. Dorsey fled the scene before officers arrived, but police later arrested him a few blocks away.
The man was taken to Piedmont Medical Center and later released, the report states.
Read more here: http://www.heraldonline.com/2012/06/11/4036179/report-rock-hill-man-stabs-friend.html#storylink=cpy