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Man stabbed with screwdriver during fight

Posted - Aug. 26, 2010 at 7:29 a.m.


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SOUTH SALT LAKE -- Police say a man who used a screwdriver as a weapon during a fight could face serious criminal charges.

South Salt Lake police say two men began fighting in the parking lot of a convenience store near 300 East and 3300 South around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. During the altercation, the suspect stabbed the victim in his chest and stomach with a screwdriver.

An officer with the Metro Gang Unit happened to be nearby and broke up the fight.

Police say the stab wounds turned out to be very minor. The victim was treated at the scene.

The suspect could face aggravated assault charges for using the screwdriver as a weapon.

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