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POLICE: ETX man stabs another in self-defense after being punched numerous times in face

POLICE: ETX man stabs another in self-defense after being punched numerous times in face
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POSTED: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 12:07pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 12:08pm

A Lufkin man is recovering in hospital after an altercation reportedly turned violent at an Angelina County motel.

Officers responded to Petty's Motel following a report from Richard Turner stating the he stabbed George Wilcox because Wilcox attacked him.

Officials located Wilcox at Memorial Hospital where he was being treated for puncture-type wounds to his upper torso.

The incident was referred for further investigation but the preliminary investigation indicated Wilcox punched Turner in the face several times and Turner used a pocket knife to stab Wilcox in self-defense.

Wilcox's current medical condition and extent of injuries is unavailable at this time.

Details are limited, but KETK will update information a soon as it is made public.

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