Stabbing Suspect Turns Himself In To Police

A man police say stabbed his friend in the neck and chest during an argument has turned himself in to police.

24-year-old Michael Maupin surrendered to police on Wednesday night. He's charged with first degree assault.

Police say the stabbing happened at around 4:30 Wednesday morning at an apartment complex on Lindenhurst Drive. That's off Palumbo Drive.

The victim, Eric Sparks is now in serious condition at UK hospital.

Sparks' girlfriend, who witnessed the alleged attack, says Maupin assaulted Sparks with a steak knife. Both she and Sparks have been interviewed by police.

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