74-year-old man stabbed multiple times in his garage in Hinesville

Published: May. 6, 2022 at 6:05 PM EDT|Updated: May. 9, 2022 at 3:58 PM EDT
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HINESVILLE, Ga. (WTOC) - Hinesville Police say a 74-year-old man was found in the garage of his home with multiple stab wounds.

The victim is in stable condition.

Hinesville Police officers were dispatched to the scene in the 3000 block of Thomas Street around 3 p.m. Friday.

According to Assistant Police Chief Tracey Howard, the suspect was attempting to commit a crime against the victim.

Police say one or more instruments were used in the stabbing.

38-year-old Gregory Hood has been arrested and charged in connection to the crime. Hood is charged with aggravated assault, possessing a knife in the commission of a felony as well as elder abuse.

Police say the victim was taken to the hospital and has life threatening injuries. His condition is unknown at this time.

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