Police: Man arrested after stabbing; claims self-defense

Police: Man arrested after stabbing; claims self-defense

Rodney Woods is charged with 1st degree assault.

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by Jacob Ryan

WHAS11.com

Posted on September 3, 2013 at 1:01 PM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 3 at 2:02 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- An Elizabethtown man was arrested after admitting to stabbing another man late Sunday evening, according to a police report.

According to Kentucky State Police, Rodney Woods, 34, claims he stabbed Darren Peters, 24, in self-defense.  Peters and other witnesses refuted the claim to self-defense, according to the police report.

The incident occurred on First Street in Elizabethtown, according to the report.  Kentucky State Police responded, along with Hardin County EMS.  The victim was transported to University of Louisville Hospital to be treated for serious injuries that resulted from multiple stab wounds.

Woods was charged with 1st Degree Assault and the incident is still under investigation, according to the report.
 

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