Six people were stabbed, one critically, at a party in southeast Atlanta early Tuesday morning. And police said four of them were wounded when they attempted to stop a fight.
Around 3 a.m. officers responded to North Avenue and Freedom Parkway after getting a call about a stabbing incident that involved multiple victims, according to Atlanta police.
“The driver called 911 as she attempted to drive several victims of the stabbing to an area hospital,” police spokeswoman Officer Kim Jones said.
“The two sustained stab wounds to the abdominal and leg areas, which left both subjects semi - conscious at the time.”
While officers were on scene, they learned about four more victims and the original scene of the incident was at 239 Gibson St., Officer Jones said. It’s unclear who lives at the home.
Witnesses told police that a fight broke out between Mr. Luke Odonodan and Mr. Andrew Mainor, which later escalated.
“At that point witnesses stated Luke Odonodan stabbed Mr. Mainor,” Officer Jones said. “Others tried to subdue Mr. Odonodan at which time he began stabbing all of them with what appeared to be a knife.”
During the scuffle, apparently Mr. Odonodan, 29, was cut on his lower back and he was also transported to Atlanta Medical Center, Officer Jones said.
Mr. Odonodan was charged with five counts of aggravated assault while at the hospital, police said.
“All victims were reported in stable condition with the exception one victim who was rushed to surgery in critical but stable condition,” Officer Jones said.
Police have not released the names of the other victims. It was also unclear what prompted the fight between the two men.
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