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Man charged with assault for stabbing teen in Holt

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Jessie Lamar Burrell. Source: Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office Jessie Lamar Burrell. Source: Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office
TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, AL (WBRC) -

Tuscaloosa authorities have arrested a man for allegedly stabbing a teenager in the back in Holt on Sunday night.

A 17-year-old male was "cut on his back during an altercation" at a home on Ridge Avenue, according to Sgt. Dale Phillips with the Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide Unit. The incident happened around 11:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15.

The teen was transported to DCH for treatment. His injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.

A short time later, another 17-year-old victim arrived at the hospital with injuries from the same altercation. Authorities have not specified how the second victim was hurt, but said they were able to get information that led them to identify the suspect.

Investigators charged Jessie Burrell, 36, with two counts of second degree assault.

Burrell is being held in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on a $30,000 bond.

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