Stabbing Incident in Five Points
COLUMBIA, SC - In the early morning hours of Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at approximately 0145 hours, a Caucasian male, Barry Hale Hunter, nineteen years old, was hiding inside Sharky’s bar after it had closed, which is located at 636 Harden Street. For reasons unknown, the perpetrator ambushed two off duty employees wielding a serrated knife.
One of the victims was unscathed during the struggle whereby his clothing was cut. The second victim was stabbed in the lower abdominal area and was transported to Palmetto Richland for treatment.
The perpetrator was arrested and charged with Assault 1st degree, Assault 2nd degree, and Possession of a weapon in the commission of a violent crime.
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