According to Douglas County Sheriff Chris Degase, a 31-year-old victim was stabbed multiple times Tuesday morning and hospitalized. A female who tried to intervene in the incident sustained a minor cut and puncture wound, but did not seek medical attention.
An arrest warrant was soon issued for Thomas D .Hearin, 28, of Ava, for six felony charges related to the incident. He was later found hiding under a pickup truck almost a mile from the scene and arrested.
Hearin was charged with three counts of armed criminal action, two counts of first-degree assault and one count of second-degree domestic assault.
Bond has been set at $75,000 cash only.
Degase says the victim has since been released from the hospital and is recovering.
Copyright 2015 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.