Man Armed With Screwdriver Stabs Another in the Chest in Downtown Dallas, Police Say

A man armed with a screwdriver stabbed another in the chest in downtown Dallas Tuesday afternoon, police said. Juamon Andrews, 26, remains in Lew Sterrett Jail on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated robbery and evading arrest. Andrews fled after stabbing a 22-year-old man in the chest in the 100 block of South Lamar Street, near Main Street, about 5 p.m., Dallas police spokeswoman Debra Webb said. The victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Police believe Andrews stabbed him with a screwdriver, Webb said. Officers put out a detailed description of Andrews over the police radio and DART police officers spotted him entering a building in the 2500 block of Elm Street, near South Cesar Chavez Boulevard. He went inside and threatened a woman with a screwdriver and demanded property, which she didn't give him, Webb said. He fled, but Dallas police officers located him in the 2700 block of Gaston Avenue, near Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas They briefly pursued Andrews on foot and had to Tase him before he was arrested, Webb said.  Continue reading...

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