North Charleston man surrenders to police after stabbing
A North Charleston man surrendered to police after being accused of stabbing another man during a Thursday night fight.
Police charged 40-year-old Julius Washington Jr. of Butler Street with first-degree assault and battery in connection with the stabbing.
Myricc Rashard Thomas of Nesbit Avenue told police Washington walked up to his house about 10:50 p.m. and threatened to start shooting, according to a North Charleston police report.
A fight broke out between Washington and Thomas, and both men were injured.
Washington cut Thomas on the left arm, left side and struck him on the left eyebrow, police said. Washington received a puncture wound on the left side of his face during the altercation, the report states.
Washington fled the scene after the incident, but walked up to police at Rivers Avenue and Rebecca Street later that night to surrender.
Paramedics treated Washington and Thomas for their injuries.