KILGORE — On Monday, April 18, 2011, at approximately 2:00 a.m. the Kilgore Police Department responded to the area of R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium in regards to a person suffering from stab wounds.
Upon arrival, Kilgore Police located Samuel Gipson, 22 years of age, of Kilgore, lying on the ground, suffering from two (2) stab wounds. Gipson was transported by ambulance to Good Shepherd Medical Center, Longview, Texas, where he underwent surgery.
Witnesses identified Marcus Trevino Woods, 35 years of age, of Kilgore, as the person who stabbed Gipson after an argument at the Meadow green Apartment complex in Kilgore, Texas. Police Officers were able to locate Woods at the apartment complex and he was subsequently arrested.
Woods was booked into the Kilgore Municipal Jail and a bond was assessed at $15,000.00.
Mr. Gipson is currently listed in stable condition.
The motive for the assault has not been determined to date.