Man charged with Wednesday night stabbing, Wilmington police say

Man charged with Wednesday night stabbing, Wilmington police say
Jourdan Bethea (Source: Wilmington Police Dept.)

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Officials with the Wilmington Police Department say an argument led to a stabbing late Wednesday night.

According to a news release, officers responded to New Hanover Regional Medical Center around 10:40 p.m. after receiving a report of a 20-year-old stabbing victim showing up at the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Upon arrival, officers learned that the victim had been in a verbal argument with 23-year-old Jourdan Bethea when Bethea stabbed him, police say.

The altercation took place in the 200 block of Marlboro Street. 

Bethea is charged with assault with a deadly weapon intent to kill inflicting serious injury and is being held under a $75,000 bond.

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