TPD: Fight Leads to Three People Injured - SLIDE SHOW

By: TPD Press Release; Jill Chandler Email
By: TPD Press Release; Jill Chandler Email

Tallahassee, FL - September 21, 2011 --

Blood is still spattered on the doorsteps where three people were stabbed.

Tuesday afternoon a fight between two teenage girls broke out in the parking lot at 506 McKeithen Drive.

At some point, the girls' mothers got involved in the fight. Police say Lubertha Harris pulled out a knife and started stabbing people.

Teona Thompson lives there and saw the whole fight. She said, "The parents should have took their kids and put them in the house, and not go into the other persons house and try to like get into an argument. They should have been the bigger person and stopped it."

One mother had what police call "disfiguring injuries" to her nose, cheek, fingers and more. Her daughter was stabbed in the back, cheek and forehead. And Harris was injured too. Harris is in jail now charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

Tallahassee, FL -- September 20, 2011 --

The Tallahassee Police Department responded to 506 McKeithen Street at approximately 4 p.m. this afternoon for a fight in progress. Upon arrival, officers located three injured parties, who were given immediate medical care and transported to local hospitals.

Further investigation revealed the fight started between two juveniles and escalated after the adult residents got involved. One of the parties, later identified as Lubertha Harris, produced a knife during the fight and injured two adults and herself, one of whom received a severe laceration which is not believed to be life threatening. Investigators and the Forensic Unit responded to the scene for follow up.

TPD has charged Lubertha Harris with two counts of Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon and arrested two juveniles for Public Affray in connection with this incident. The investigation is on-going.

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