One taken to hospital following stabbing in Charleston, suspect arrested

One taken to hospital following stabbing in Charleston, suspect arrested
John Joseph Augustino (Source: Charleston County Sheriff's Office)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Charleston Police have arrested a man they believed stabbed another man Sunday morning.

John Augustino, 20, has been arrested in relation to the incident.

At 1:54 a.m., two subjects got into a physical altercation on the sidewalk on the 300 block of King Street in relation to one of them damaging a parked vehicle, according to the Charleston Police Department. During the fight, Augustino reportedly stabbed the other.

The victim was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and Augustino is charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.

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