Tyler police arrest one after stabbing

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 3:26pm

TYLER — Tyler Police responded to reports of a stabbing on the 400 block of South Bonner on Wednesday.

Officers found the suspect at Front and Bonner who had also called police. He is identified as 49-year-old Donald Franklin, of Tyler. Franklin was arrested and later charged at the scene with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

The incident started when Franklin went to S. Bonner where his baby boy lives with his mother. Franklin got into an argument with the boy's mother over the child. 45-year-old Marcus Horn, who now lives with the mother, stepped in and got into a fight with Franklin. Franklin pulled out a knife during the argument with Horn and stabbed him multiple times.

Horn was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

The case remains under investigation.

From Tyler Police Department


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