Temple PD investigating weekend stabbing

Bell County Jail
POSTED: Monday, June 10, 2013 - 4:59pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 2:29pm

On Sunday,  Temple Police were dispatched to the “Do Drop Inn”, 701 East Downs Avenue in reference to a stabbing that had just occurred.

The investigation showed that the victim and a known suspect had become involved in a verbal dispute. During the argument the victim was stabbed one time by the suspect.

The victim was not on scene, but was found at Scott and White Hospital where he was receiving treatment for his injury.

There were no other reported injuries.

A suspect was detained a short distance from the bar. He was identified as Allen James Jones, a 58 year old Temple man. Mr. Jones was found in possession of marijuana when he was stopped for questioning. Mr. Jones was arrested for possession of marijuana and public intoxication.

The investigation into the assault continues at this time.


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