WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police are investigating after they say a man was stabbed in the back and neck late last night.
Police say it happened in the 200 block of N. 10th Street just after 11 p.m. That’s where officers say they found the stabbing victim, 18-year-old Kevion Jones, near the intersection at Chestnut Street. Police say Jones was cut on the back of the neck and in the lower back.
Officers say Jones told them that a black, bald man who was heavy set and around 6 feet tall was wearing a white t-shirt when he jumped him and stabbed him. Police say Jones told officers the man stabbed him for “no reason.”
Police say Jones was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center by EMS for his injuries. WPD continues investigating the crime.