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Man arrested after stabbing two in a bar fight Friday night

Lexington, SC 11/22/2021 – Officers with the Lexington Police Department have arrested a man who stabbed two men during a fight at a local bar. The fight broke out on Highway 378 West in the Town of Lexington on Friday, November 19, 2021. This according to a release from Chief Terrance Green of the department.

According to Chief Green, at approximately 9:00 p.m., officers responded to the Twisted Root Bar and Grill, after it was reported that a stabbing had occurred during a fight involving several patrons. When officers arrived, they found two victims who had been stabbed and immediately provided aid until Lexington County EMS and firefighters arrived. The victims were transported to the hospital for care.

During the course of the investigation, it was found that Scott Charles King, age 61 of Lexington, had been involved in a fight with the two victims and pulled a knife on them. He stabbed both victims several times with non-life-threatening wounds.

Scott King was transported to the Lexington County Detention Center where he was charged with two counts of Assault & Battery High and Aggravated Nature and Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime. He was given a bond of $45,000 when seen by a judge at Lexington County Bond Court.

This case has been forwarded to the 11th Circuit Solicitor’s Office for prosecution.

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