Man stabbed multiple times at north Abilene apartment, suspect arrested
ABILENE, Texas —
An Abilene man underwent surgery after he was stabbed multiple times Friday morning at his north side apartment.
Police were called to the apartment in the 300 block of North Mockingbird around 5:30 a.m.
The victim’s girlfriend told officers that her boyfriend “was involved in an altercation” with 27-year-old Gregory Keith Fields.
They tried to get Fields to leave their apartment several times, but he refused.
When the fight turned physical, the victim’s girlfriend grabbed a knife in another attempt to get Fields to leave.
Police say Fields took the knife from her and then stabbed her boyfriend multiple times.
Fields was arrested near his home with blood on his clothes and hands.
The victim was taken to the hospital where he underwent surgery. Police said the doctor signed a “serious bodily injury form indicating that the injury created substantial risk of death.”
Fields was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. His bond was set at $40,000.