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Police release names of men involved in downtown stabbing

William Glenn Thornton Sr. (Source: New Hanover Co. Detention Center) William Glenn Thornton Sr. (Source: New Hanover Co. Detention Center)
One man has life threatening injuries after a stabbing in downtown Wilmington Sunday evening. (Source: David Topping) One man has life threatening injuries after a stabbing in downtown Wilmington Sunday evening. (Source: David Topping)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

Two men were hospitalized after a fight led to a stabbing in downtown Wilmington Sunday evening.

According to the Wilmington Police Department, William Glenn Thornton Sr., 49, has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury for allegedly stabbing Darcy Allen Ferguson, 35.

Police arrived at a parking lot located in the 100 block of Market Street at approximately 5 p.m. and reportedly found Thornton assaulting Ferguson.

Both men were taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Ferguson sustained life-threatening injuries during the assault. He's was listed in stable condition Monday.

Thornton was seriously injured during the incident. He was booked Tuesday after being released from the hospital.

Officials believe both men are homeless.

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