Odessa Man Arrested Following Morning Stabbing

Odessa Man Arrested Following Morning Stabbing

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – An Odessa man is behind bars following a stabbing in Odessa.

Police were called out to the 400 block of Seminole just after 3:45 a.m. Monday morning.

When officers arrived on the scene, 26-year-old Jonathan Smith reported that his cousin 25-year-old Diamond Tarvis Jefferson stabbed him in the back.

Officials say an argument between Jefferson and Smith started and that's when Jefferson kicked Smith in the ribs with his foot and stabbed Smith.

Smith was taken to Medical Center Hospital with serious bodily injury.