Fayetteville man charged in stabbing at main library

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

FAYETTEVILLE (WTVD) -- Cumberland County Detectives have charged a homeless man, Dantrell Johnson, with stabbing another homeless man, Timothy Rivers.

Police said Johnson stabbed Rivers in the neck as part of an ongoing dispute between the two men.

The incident took place inside the Main Library on Maiden Lane in Fayetteville.

Rivers was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. His injuries included a collapsed lung.

Johnson has been charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

He is being held in the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $200,000 secured bond.

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