TEXARKANA, TEXAS – The Texarkana Texas Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred at a motel in the 1800 block of W. 7th Street on Wednesday evening. The victim’s boyfriend, Rodney James Sherrer, 51, of Texarkana Texas, has been identified as the suspect in the assault.
Officers were dispatched to the motel at 6:41 last night after neighbors heard the 45 year old victim screaming that she had been stabbed. When officers arrived, they found her sitting outside a room with a single stab wound to her abdomen. She told officers that Sherrer stabbed her with a knife while they were arguing and he immediately fled the room on foot.
LifeNet EMS transported the victim to Wadley Regional Medical Center, where she underwent surgery last night. Her injuries are not considered to be life threatening.
A felony warrant for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon has been issued for Sherrer. Anyone with information about his location is asked to contact the Texarkana Texas Police Department at 903-798-3116 or Texarkana Area CrimeStoppers at 903-793-STOP.