Man arrested after police say he stabbed another man in head at West Buechel Walmart

Man arrested after police say he stabbed another man in head at West Buechel Walmart
At the scene of the stabbing on Bashford Manor Lane.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man is in critical condition after police stay he was stabbed in the head during a fight in West Buechel at the Walmart on Bashford Manor Lane.

LMPD confirms on Sunday, a call came in at 2:30 p.m. of a fight between two Hispanic males in the 2000 block of Bashford Manor Lane. The altercation began inside the store, police said, but then it escalated and went into the parking lot.

Leony Alvarez-Carrion is accused of stabbing another man in the head at the Bashford Manor Lane Walmart.
Leony Alvarez-Carrion is accused of stabbing another man in the head at the Bashford Manor Lane Walmart. (LMDC)

Once on scene, crews from West Buechel Police and LMPD found one of the men had been stabbed in the head, LMPD said. The other person, now identified as Leony Alvarez-Carrion, 34, left the scene.

The victim was transported to University Hospital and police said he was in critical condition.

Police say Alvarez-Carrion later turned himself into LMPD. He’s now been charged with assault.

Police said the weapon was still inside the victim’s head at time of transport.

The LMPD Homicide Unit is investigating and asked anyone with information to call the anonymous tip line at 574-LMPD.

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