Florence police arrest Rogersville man for overnight stabbing

Florence police arrested Dustin Garner and charged him with assault after a man was stabbed in the abdomen early Friday morning.

Posted: Apr 30, 2021 8:38 AM

Police arrested a Rogersville man for stabbing another man in Florence early Friday morning. 

According to Florence police, the incident happended around 1:07 a.m. when officers reponded to an assault in the 100 block of North Court Street. When officers arrived, they found a 29-year-old man with stab wounds to the abdomen. An off-duty Lauderdale County Sheriff's Deputy and a Helen Keller nurse were providing first aid to the victim. He was taken to Huntsville Hospital and his condition is unknown at this time. 

Police said by-standards detained Dustin Garner, 34, of Rogersville and police identified him as the suspect. He was charged with assult and is being held in the Lauderdale County Detention Center on a $30,000 bond. 

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