Paris man reported stabbed by roommate during intoxicated altercation

Paris police and EMSParis Police responded Monday afternoon to a report of a stabbing in the 900 block of Southeast 8th St.

Officers found that a 31-year-old man had been stabbed multiple times. The victim was transported to Paris Regional Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening wounds.

The investigation showed that the suspect, a 47-year-old man, lives with the victim and others at the residence and that all reportedly were intoxicated. The assault reportedly occurred during an altercation, police department spokesman Curtis Garrett said.

Jeffery Duncan Ashmore, 55, of Paris, was also arrested Monday after police officers made contact with him in the 800 block of Southeast 17th St and found him to be in possession of methamphetamine. Ashmore was booked without incident and later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.

Police responded to 100 calls for service on Monday, resulting in the arrests of four individuals.


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