Man arrested for stabbing that left man in serious condition in Akron

Man arrested for stabbing that left man in serious condition in Akron
Man arrested for stabbing that left man in serious condition in Akron (Source: Akron Police Department)

AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - Akron police arrested a man after he allegedly stabbed another man in the neck during an argument.

Police said that 43-year-old Willie James and a 38-year-old man got into an argument around 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Officers found the victim lying on the ground while they were patrolling the area of East Market Street near the Haven of Rest.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he underwent surgery and remains in critical condition Monday morning.

James walked away from the scene after the stabbing; police saw him walking east and broadcast a description of him.

Police found James a short time later in the area of Goodkirk and Perkins streets. They charged him with felonious assault and took him to the Summit County Jail.

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