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Night of drinking results in man's throat slashed

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Paul Allen McBee, 59 (Source: LMDC) Paul Allen McBee, 59 (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A night of drinking turns into a life-threatening situation for one man after someone he was drinking with slashed his throat with a knife, according to police.

According to an arrest report, Paul Allen McBee, 59, and two other people were drinking at McBee's apartment Tuesday night on Tyanne Place in the Hikes Point neighborhood of Louisville when he got angry at another man for "no apparent reason."

A witness told police McBee got out a hunting style knife and slashed the man's throat.

Police said the victim was rushed directly to surgery at University Hospital with life-threatening injuries. According to the report, the victim lived in a different apartment in the same building on Tyanne Place.

McBee was arrested at 1 a.m. Wednesday and charged with first degree assault and first degree wanton endangerment.

University Hospital said the victim is in fair condition as of Wednesday afternoon.

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