Man charged after female victim stabbed multiple times

Gary Whaley (Source: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center)
Gary Whaley (Source: Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center)

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A 38-year-old man was arrested and charged with kidnapping and attempted murder after a stabbing incident in Columbia early Saturday morning.

It happened around 2:30am at 1437 Head Street

The Richland County Sheriff's Department said Gary Whaley held a female victim against her will and stabbed her multiple times. Spokesperson Monique Mack said the woman's injuries appeared to be life threatening. She was taken to Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital where she is listed in stable condition.

Whaley is being held at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

The incident remains under investigation.

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