Lynchburg Man Arrested in Malicious Wounding - abc27 WHTM

Lynchburg Man Arrested in Malicious Wounding

Pictured: Jamel Owen Davis Pictured: Jamel Owen Davis


Lynchburg, VA - A Lynchburg man is recovering at an area hospital Saturday night after being stabbed multiple times - according to police. Officials say just after 6:30 a.m., they found Michael Payne, 33, at Lynchburg General's ER with stab wounds to his chest and stomach area. Officials say Payne told them he was visiting a friend in the 1200 block of Pierce Street when he was attacked by Jamel Owen Davis, 29, also from Lynchburg.

Police say witnesses report Davis entered the home from a downstairs window. Witnesses say, Davis ran upstairs and attacked Payne in a bedroom before fleeing on foot. Davis was arrested for malicious wounding.

Payne is listed in stable condition.


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