Law enforcement are still searching for a man involved in a Tuesday morning stabbing in Memphis.
UPDATE – Cousins was taken into custody late Tuesday night in Memphis by the Memphis Police Department.
According to the Memphis Police Department, Curtis Anthony Cousins, 34, is being sought for questioning regarding an altercation Tuesday morning at a Dial Court residence that left a Memphis man hospitalized with multiple stab wounds.
Investigators indicated they were notified of the incident at 7:04 a.m. by the Scotland County Hospital, which was treating the victim in the emergency room.
Police determined the incident occurred at #5 Dial Court, stemming from an altercation between the two men. Court documents indicate that the victim allegedly confronted Cousins in the garage of the home, regarding his interactions with a family member. An altercation ensued during which the stabbing allegedly occurred.
Investigators determined that Cousins fled the scene in a black Mitsubishi Lancer 4-door car with Iowa license plates.
Scotland County Prosecuting Attorney Kimberly J. Nicoli has filed a class A felony assault in the first degree charge against Cousins.
Cousins is also wanted out of Washington County, Iowa on a warrant stemming from an earlier arrest for possession of controlled substances, marijuana and methamphetamine.
Cousins is known to have violent tendencies as well as to abuse drugs and alcohol. He is to be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information of his whereabouts, or with sightings of the vehicle, is asked to contact the Memphis Police Department at 660-465-2151.