Police investigate stabbing in Trigg County - WSMV Channel 4

Police investigate stabbing in Trigg County

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CADIZ, KY (WSMV) -

Police are investigating a stabbing that happened Saturday on Martindale Street in Cadiz.

Witnesses say that 18-year-old Gary Barker Jr., was stabbed by 19-year-old Deonte Byers.

Barker says he was trying to break up a fight when he was stabbed in the stomach. Byers was found at his residence, but his family members say he stabbed Barker in self defense.

Byers had injuries consistent with being in a fight, and is now being held on a $25,000 bond at the Christian County jail.

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