Merkel man indicted for stabbing 2 during fight


ABILENE, Texas - A Taylor County grand jury indicted a Merkel man for his role in a fight in Abilene in Oct. 2015.

According to court documents, Brandon Joseph Adams, 34, was at a home when a fight broke out on Oct. 18.

A witness said a man tried to hold back Adams from joining in on the fight. Adams then allegedly stabbed that man in the back and another man 15 to 16 times.

Both victims were taken to a local hospital.

Adams was indicted on two counts of felony aggravated assault. He is currently free from jail under a supervised release program.

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