Alleged Shoplifter Stabs Himself

A bizarre incident happened at the Hazard Wal-Mart.

Police say when they were questioning Terry Hawkins after he was caught shoplifting.

He grabbed a pair of scissors and took an aggressive stance towards officer Joey McKenney.

Police say as McKenney tried to get the scissors and Hawkins then stabbed himself close to his heart.

After a struggle, Hawkins was finally subdued and taken to the hospital.

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