HCSO & NCSO Makes Arrest in Stabbing Incident

Press Release, Hempstead County Sheriff Department

On March 6th, 2021 at approximately 2345 hours, Deputies were dispatched to 248 Hempstead 161 West in regards to a possible stabbing and shots being fired at the residence.

Investigators are investigating a stabbing of a 20-year-old male at a residence on Hempstead County road 161 West. With assistance from Nevada County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrested 21-year-old Chance Adkins of Prescott for Battery in the First Degree. Adkins was transported to the Hempstead County Detention Center and booked on the 1st Degree Battery Charges pending a first court appearance.

The 20-year-old victim was transported to a Texarkana Hospital by Pafford EMS where he was listed in stable condition.

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