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Two facing charges after man was stabbed, run over in Decatur

Published: Oct. 13, 2021 at 4:27 PM CDT
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DECATUR, Ala. (WAFF) - The Decatur Police Department arrested two men on assault charges following a stabbing incident at Parkway Hospital on Oct. 4.

Officers responded to a victim who was suffering injuries to his head and ankle. According to police, the victim said they were riding in a car with the two men when he got into an argument with the passenger, who has been identified as 27-year-old Darren Jamahl Smith, of Decatur.

Smith turned around and stabbed the victim in the head multiple times, according to police. The victim said they were able to roll out of the car to escape.

38-year-old Stanley Jeremy Grier, of Decatur, then put the vehicle in reverse and ran over the victim’s ankle and hip. A citizen located the victim and drove them to the hospital for treatment where they were later treated.

On Oct. 4 a warrant for Smith was obtained for second-degree assault. Smith was located and arrested on Oct. 5. Smith was out on bond at the time of his arrest, according to DPD. He was booked into the Morgan County Correctional Facility on an $80,000 bond.

A warrant for second-degree assault was also obtained on Grier on Oct. 13. He was arrested on the same date and transported to the Morgan County Correctional Facility in lieu of a $2,500 bond.

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