Tyler man allegedly stabs neighbor

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 12:10pm

A Tyler man was arrested early Monday morning, after allegedly stabbing his neighbor.

It happened on the 13000 block of Smith County Road 220, just after midnight.

That's when Smith County Sheriff officials tell KETK, Glenn Cooper, 47, walked up to his neighbor's house, and stabbed his neighbor, Gary Simmons, 42, in the stomach.

Simmons told Sheriff officials that he knew Cooper, but not well.

Cooper admitted to deputies that he stabbed Simmons, but no motive has been determined.

Simmons was sent to a local hospital, where he had surgery. He is expected to fully recover.

Cooper was arrested, and booked into the Smith County Jail. He is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and is being held on a $100,000 bond.


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