Altercation Involving Alleged Stabbing Lands Local Man Behind Bars

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The Laurel County Sheriff’s Department reports that a man was recently taken into custody following an alleged stabbing incident. According to officers, they arrived at a Park Subdivision road residence after a complaint was called in of a gun being pulled on a subject at the home. Deputies arrived and conducted an investigation, where they learned that 32-year-old Thomas Darrell Ooten had been involved in an altercation with his neighbor.

Ooten told police that he had been struck in the head, and the other subject was found with multiple stab wounds and had to be transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Ooten was arrested and charged with Second Degree Assault and was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.