Police: Summerville man jailed after girlfriend stabbed him in self defense

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - A Summerville man is behind bars for allegedly beating his girlfriend.

Summerville police responded to a call at the Somerset apartment on Boone Hill Road around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Police said the victim came rushing out of apartment with blood running down her arm and a knife in her hands. She told police she stabbed her boyfriend, Kevin Holmes, in self-defense. According to the victim, Holmes was repeatedly beating her.

Holmes has been charged with criminal domestic violence.

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