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Stabbings Near Phoenix

Stabbings In Jail

Stabbings in jail probably happen quite often, However the county jails are usually pretty harmless. It’s a holding place for drunken people or minor things. Maybe even an inmate waiting trial. A fight between inmates broke out in a Maricopa County jail recently. The inmate was critically injured, however they say he is expected to survive his injuries.

According to Maricopa County Sheriff, Joe Arpaio’s office, the fifty-two year old inmate had fallen to the ground and even lost consciousness after he was hit in the face on Sunday night in a brawl at the Towers Jail which is located in West Phoenix.

Inmate Badly Injured in Jail Fight

The middle aged male inmate had to be put on a ventilator.  His identity has not been released at this time. The police officials have stated that he had been in jail for felony probation violation.

The fight was due to an argument over a “commissary issue”. However the Sheriff’s Office is staying pretty mum on the situation. They have declined to explain the fight any further. Inmates are allowed to buy items such as: snacks, toiletries, and other items from the jail commissaries.

Sheriff Arpaio’s office would not say how many of the inmates took part in the fight. They also would not give any additional information about the inmate who had been severely injured.

It’s really hard to tell why the police authorities are keeping so quiet about the situation. Could be a gang related incident, maybe their family doesn’t know they’re there or whatever reason.

Teens Stabbed Due to Racially Related Attack

A mother claims that her son and two of his friends had been stabbed while they were skateboarding on a Saturday night. She calls it a “racially motivated attack”. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is now investigating the incident. The stabbing happened around eleven o’clock at night in the Anthem area.

Two of the teens have suffered from several stab wound in various areas of their body including their: legs and arms. Luckily both teens are expected to make a full recovery.

Sunny Bowen, the mother of one of the teens, was out with some friends when she got a very scary phone call from the local hospital.


Mother’s Statement About The Teens Being Stabbed

It was quite possibly the worst night of my life the worst feeling ever, because they didn’t elaborate. I didn’t know if he was stabbed bad enough he was going to die.


Sunny stated that her young son, who is only fifteen years old and his two friends had been skateboarding around their neighborhood. That is when they claim that a group of adult men pulled up to them and the men were in a white pickup truck.


Sunny’s Statement:

He said they had masks over their face, and I said ‘masks like a Halloween masks’ and he said ‘no, more like what a KKK mask looks like, They were screaming the ‘N’ word at the children, and I mean these were adult men.


According to the statement, all three of the teen males are bi-racial.


Sunny’s Statement:

It’s horrible to even think that in this day and age that that is an issue.Whoever this was, I mean they were adult men, attacking

children obviously in a racially motivated hate crime of some sort and they need to be brought to justice.


The boys did the right thing by running to a nearby home and calling 911. The teens said that the pickup truck had a large white cross on the back of it. Hopefully police can find their attackers.


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