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Teen charged with attempted murder

Richmond Police have arrested one teenager for stabbing another several times. The family of the victim tells NEWSFIRST the dispute was over a man.

Misty Riddell

Richmond Police say a fight broke out Sunday night at an apartment on Mallory Court that landed one teenager in jail and the other in the hospital.

Police say an 18-year-old female victim was stabbed multiple times in her abdomen and left leg. Police say they determined the victim had been involved in a physical altercation with 19-year-old Misty Riddell. Riddell reportedly pepper sprayed the victim and then stabbed her with a knife that she had acquired just prior to the altercation.

The victim was taken to UK Medical Center where she underwent surgery and is now stable. Riddell was treated for minor injuries at Pattie A. Clay ER and released. Richmond Police arrested Riddell for attempted murder.

The victim's mother tells NEWSFIRST the two women were friends and one time and had gotten into a dispute over a man.

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