Marion County man charged with attempted murder in connection to 2020 stabbing incident

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Published: Jul. 16, 2021 at 3:39 PM EDT
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MARION COUNTY, W.Va (WDTV) - A Marion County man is facing charges after allegedly stabbing a man with a switchblade knife.

According to the criminal complaint, 39-year-old Brandon Dale Bird and another man got into a verbal argument outside a residence. The incident happend on August 23, 2020.

Deputies say it started when the man tried to get a gun that belonged to him back from bird. He allegedly grabbed the man by the shoulders and stabbed him in the neck below his right ear with a switchblade knife. Deputies say the stabbing caused a puncture wound and a gash.

Bird is being charged with attempted murder and malicious wounding.

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