MERCER, Pa. (KDKA) — A 21-year-old was stabbed after agreeing over text to meet and fight another man in-person as part of an ongoing dispute.
Rodger Bone, 21, from Shelocta, was in a feud with another 21-year-old, Garrett Arnold of Greenville. They met on the 100 block of Beatty School Road in Perry Township to fight on Saturday around 1 a.m. Their friends were also present to witness the fight.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Health Department Reports 1,643 New Cases, 27 Additional Deaths
Arnold stabbed Bone repeatedly in the back with a knife. Arnold and his crew fled the scene while Bone’s friends transported Bone to UPMC Horizon – Greenville Hospital.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Update: Will You Get A Fourth Relief Payment?
Bone was treated at the hospital and since been released.
Arnold is being charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and recklessly endangering another person.MORE NEWS: Kennywood Following CDC Guidance, Masks Not Required For Fully Vaccinated Guests
While Arnold also received minor injuries during the fight, he is now in custody at the Mercer County Jail awaiting arraignment.