Man charged with attempted murder in Rock Hill stabbing

Man charged with attempted murder in Rock Hill stabbing
Avera
Avera

ROCK HILL, S.C. (WBTV) - A man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing that occurred in York County Thursday night.

According to a police report, the stabbing happened at a home in the 1000 block of Ebenezer Avenue Extension near Winthrop University in Rock Hill around 6:30 p.m. Police say the victim had been stabbed in his chest.

Witnesses told officers that 26-year-old Anthony Avera had allegedly chased the victim around the yard with a knife after stabbing him, according to police.  Avera was charged with second-degree assault and attempted murder.

The victim suffered a minor injuries and is expected to be OK.

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