SAVANNAH, GA ( February 8, 2011) The Savannah- Chatham Metro Police have a man in custody today for a stabbing that sent a woman to the hospital early Monday morning. Monday Morning at 1:32 a.m., officers were dispatched to west Gwinnett and Crosby streets on report of a cutting.
Once on scene they located Tameka Smith, 35, lying face down in the street. She had blood stains on her clothing and had been stabbed, but was conscious and able to talk. Smith was transported to Memorial University Medical Center for treatment. Officers were told by other people on the scene that they had been attending a super-bowl party and had heard a commotion outside. They stated that it sounded like people were fighting and they heard yelling but were not in a position where they could see anything.
Violent Crimes Detectives responded to the hospital and interviewed Smith. Their investigation led them to take out a warrant for Horace Hall, 46. He had also been in attendance at the party that evening. A verbal altercation turned physical and led to the stabbing. By 8:00 p.m., yesterday HALL was in custody.
He was charged with aggravated assault and transported to the Chatham County Detention Center.
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