On Wednesday October 8, 2008 at 1:30 AM the Martinsburg Police Department received a call concerning a fight in the 200 block of S. Kentucky Ave. As officers were in route we received information that a person had been stabbed.
Officers arrived and located several persons in the 200 block of S. Kentucky Ave. and the victim of the stabbing. The victim had received several lacerations in the head, rear of the neck and his back with what appeared to be a razor knife. The victim is Thomas T. Nicholson III 402 W. King Street Martinsburg age 21. These wounds are not life threatening and Nicholson’s was treated and released from City Hospital.
The male assailant in this case is 16 years old. This stabbing was a result of an on going disagreement between these two people. The assailant was treated at City Hospital for wounds that occurred in the altercation with Nicholson. The assailant was processed, arraigned and was detained by the court in the Juvenile detention Center. The juvenile was charged with Malicious Wounding.