Brian Cornelius Driver, Suitland man charged in Hagerstown stabbing

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - Authorities say a Prince George's County man has been charged in the stabbing of a Hagerstown man over the weekend.

Police say says 34-year-old Brian Cornelius Driver of Suitland was charged with attempted second-degree murder, reckless endangerment and assault in the stabbing Saturday on Harmon Avenue, between Church and Bethel streets.

Hagerstown Police Sgt. Stewart Heckman tells the Herald-Mail of Hagerstown newspaper ( that Driver and the victim got into an argument after Driver began talking to the victim's wife.

Heckman says the victim was stabbed in the neck with a short knife, and suffered a non-life-threatening injury.

Police say Driver left the scene on foot, but was found nearby a short time later.

Driver was being held on a $500,000 bond Sunday at the Washington County Detention Center.

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