According to the Lawrence Co. Sheriff’s Office, Deputies reported that a man stabbed his own brother in the back with a knife over the weekend. The incident took place Sunday during an altercation between David R. Falls, 47 of Louisa and his brother. Police say Falls allegedly punched his brother in the mouth and the two started fighting. The two started rolling around on the ground and that’s when Falls allegedly pulled out a pocket knife and stabbed his brother in the back. Deputies say Falls’ brother (whose name has not been released, had a “small mark” on his back and a busted mouth when they arrived at the scene.
David Falls was arrested and was charged with 2nd degree assault. Falls was lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center.