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Man charged in Nash County stabbing

Posted July 4, 2010 6:41 a.m. EDT
Updated July 4, 2010 11:14 a.m. EDT

— A Nashville man has been charged with stabbing another Nashville man early Sunday, according to the Nash County Sheriff's Office.

Lt. Eddie Moore said that Ordie Mitchell, 41, of Bud Lane, is charged with stabbing Dewayne Williams, 41, at Greenfield Lane and Castalia Road, outside Castalia, around 1 a.m. Authorities haven't released the circumstances surrounding the stabbing.

Williams was transported to Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville, where he was listed in fair condition.

Mitchell was charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. He was placed in the Nash County Jail under a $15,000 bond.

Mitchell has a criminal record dating from 1993 and most recently served a 10-month sentence in 2009 for violating his probation for a conviction for selling drugs, according to state Department of Correction records. He also has previous convictions for assaulting or threatening a government official and resisting an officer.