Incident Number: 50-20-17215
Date/Time: Saturday, July 11th, 2020 at 10:34AM
Location: 500 Block of Jefferic Blvd., Dover, DE
Officer Releasing Information: Sergeant Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
51-year-old John Jackson, of Dover, was charged after stabbing a 43-year-old man on Saturday morning during an altercation. The male victim was on his way to his place of employment when Jackson pulled along side of him in a vehicle and challenging him to a fight. The victim continued to work and as he was walking into the back door of the business, Jackson rushed him and started a fight. During the altercation, Jackson pulled a knife and stabbed the victim multiple times in his upper and lower extremities. The victim was transported to Kent General Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Jackson was taken into custody by police at the Capital Inn without incident. The victim and Jackson are known to one another.
Jackson was released after posting a $20,000 secured bond on the following charges:
-Assault 1st Degree
-Possession of Deadly Weapon During Commission of Felony
Jackson’s mugshot was not available at the time of release.