Man Arrested After Early Morning Stabbing in Midland

MIDLAND - A man is behind bars after an early morning stabbing in Midland. It happened around 2:30 Tuesday morning in the 5000 block of West Loop 250 at the Santa Fe Apartments.

Police say 23-year-old Joseph Starr was taken to Midland Memorial Hospital after being stabbed.

Police arrested 33-year-old Mark Hennington for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Police say the recovered a folding pocket knife used in the stabbing.

Starr and Hennington are roommates at the apartment, but it is unknown why Starr was stabbed.