Man stabbed in moving vehicle; other man in vehicle charged

EDGECOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – A Roanoke Rapids man is accused of stabbing another man as the two drove down an Edgecombe County road.

Deputies say they were called on Wednesday to Shiloh Farm Road for a vehicle crash. There they found a man who had been stabbed several times and they say that caused the crash.

Witnesses told deputies a man was seen running from the crash before they arrived.

They found Jahvon Lassiter a short time later and he was charged with attempted first-degree murder.

The 25-year-old man was jailed on a $2 million bond. There’s no word on the condition of the man stabbed or a possible motive.

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