Upon arrival, officers found the victim, a black male, approximately 45 to 50 years of age, with a kitchen knife embedded in his right front shoulder. An immediate investigation was conducted at the scene. During that investigation, officers identified Jay Curry as the individual responsible for the assault. Investigators say the incident was the end result of an argument the two individuals had. The victim was transported to the Southeast Alabama Medical Center where he is listed in critical condition.
Jay Curry was taken into custody and charged with first degree assault. His arrest now brings this case to a close.
Jay Terrell Curry, black male, 50 years of age, of Palmetto Street was arrested and charged with first degree Assault. A bond amount has not yet been determined. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.