Nelsonia Man Injured in Stabbing

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Staff Report —

A 43-year-old Nelsonia man was injured in a stabbing on Friday, Feb. 19, according to Accomack County Sheriff Todd Wessells.
The sheriff’s office received a report of a stabbing on Metompkin Road in Nelsonia at around 9:18 p.m.
When deputies arrived at the scene, they were told a man had been stabbed and then had fled the scene.
Deputies located the victim at a nearby residence on Quail Circle, according to a press release.
The victim was transported to Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital and subsequently was transported to TidalHealth Peninsula Regional Hospital for further treatment.
The Accomack County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Accomack County Department of Public Safety.
Investigation into the incident is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office at 757-787-1131 or 757-824-5666 or tips may be submitted at

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