SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Quick action by the Syracuse Police saved the life of a man who was stabbed.
According to police, officers responded to a home on West Onondaga Street around 9:45 p.m. for a report of a domestic dispute. At the scene, they found Elijah Kimbrough, 71, bleeding profusely from his leg, while Verna Davis, 64, was holding a knife to his throat.
Officers were able to negotiate with Davis and remove the knife from her hand. She was quickly taken into custody, while other officers started medical treatment on Kimbrough until emergency crews arrived.
Kimbrough was later stabilized at the hospital.
Davis, Kimbrough's ex-wife, was charged with first degree assault, and fourth degree criminal possession of a weapon.