Neighbor dispute in Wilmington leads to stabbing, police say

June 30, 2013 6:20:13 PM PDT
Police say a verbal dispute between neighbors lead to a stabbing in Wilmington.

It happened around 11:15 Sunday morning on the 800 block of Adams Street.

After receiving a 911 call, officers arrived to find a 68-year-old man with stab wounds to his chin, chest, face and abdomen.

An investigation revealed that the victim had a dispute with his neighbor, 68-year-old Robert Lee Jones, on Saturday evening.

The following morning, when the victim was out hanging clothes in his backyard, police say Jones attacked him with a sharp object.

The victim was taken to Christiana Hospital in serious but stable condition.

Police located and arrested Jones who now faces charges.