Update on stabbing in Matthews

From Matthews Police:

At approximately 6:45 AM on Thursday April 14, 2011, a person was stabbed in hishome on Campus Ridge Rd. The victim and suspect are friends and had been consuming alcohol priorto the assault. The two got into a verbal argument that escalated to a physical altercation. At some pointduring the fight the victim was stabbed twice. The victim was considered in serious condition with non-life threatening injuries at the scene by responding officers. He was transported by MEDIC to Carolina’sMedical Center in Charlotte. The suspect was still at the home when officers arrived, and was taken intocustody without incident.
The suspect has been identified as Justin Scott Thompson (w/m d.o.b. 2/14/1985). He has beentransported to the Mecklenburg County Jail and charged with: Assault With a Deadly Weapon InflictingSerious Injury with Intent to Kill.
The victim is Dwight Gordon Green (w/m d.o.b. 9/6/1983) of Matthews NC. An update on his conditionwas not available from the police department at the time of this release.

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