Police: Man stabs roommate during fight over messy room

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Louisville man was arrested afterhe stabbed his roommate during a dispute over the cleanliness of the suspect'sroom, according to police.

Police were called to the home the men shared in the 1700block of St. Louis Avenue around 9:45 Monday night on a report of a man stabbedin the abdomen.  The victim was taken toa hospital. His condition is not known.

Investigators said James M. Stephenson, 51, told them he wastired of his roommate complaining about the state of Stephenson's room, soStephenson grabbed a butcher knife and stabbed him.

Stephenson was charged with second degree assault.

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