Two arrested for Carolina-Clemson tailgate stabbing
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Deputies arrested two men on Monday in connection to stabbing at a tailgate before the Carolina-Clemson game.
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said Dustin Haile, 24, has been charged with Attempted Murder and Adam Rodriguez, 25, has been charged with Assault by Mob.
Deputies were called to a tailgating spot at Bluff Rd. and Hemlock Dr. around 6:30 p.m. November 26. When they arrived, they found a man who had been stabbed in the upper body.
Lott said that the victim got into a verbal altercation with Haile about moving barricades at the tailgating spot. The victim and Haile got into a physical altercation when Rodriguez joined in and struck the victim in the face using his fist, investigators said.
During the altercation, Haile stabbed the victim in the upper body sending him to Palmetto Richland Hospital in critical condition, the sheriff said.
The suspects were taken to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center where Rodriguez remains. Haile is out on bond.
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