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Stabbing in Jasper leaves one in critical condition

ETB learned last night that a stabbing between two young men had occurred early Sunday morning at a residence on 777, west of Jasper.

Jasper County Information Officer Karli Cherry said, "At approximately 2:30 Sunday morning, May 18, 2024, Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputies

responded to reports of a stabbing at a residence on FM 777 in Jasper".

According to Cherry, 18-year-old Rylan Joe Byrd of Jasper was arrested and

charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon in the stabbing of 21-year-old Lucas Stewart of Woodville.

Cherry added, "The stabbing occurred after an altercation between the two at a party".

Byrd surrendered to the Jasper County Jail Monday and was released Tuesday on a $100,000.00 bond.

Stewart is still listed in critical condition at this time.

This case remains under investigation and no further information can be released at this time.

18-year-old Ryland Joe Byrd


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