Hickory Police are investigating a stabbing that took place today at 1125 13th Avenue Drive SE, Quality Suites hotel.
Police were notified by a witness that a male had been stabbed in a room at this location. The victim, Deon Thompson, B/M, 37 years old, was stabbed by his son, Landon Allen Thompson, B/M, 18 years old, after an altercation. D. Thompson was transported to Catawba Valley Medical Center for life-threatening injuries.
L. Thompson was located by officers on the hotel property and is cooperating with police.
This investigation is continuing and anyone with information is asked to contact Hickory Police Department at 828-328-5551 or Investigator T. Johnson directly at email@example.com or 828-261-2619.