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Police: 18-year-old in Serious Condition After Stabbed by Uncle in Preston

Posted: 10/09/2017 12:33:00 -04:00 Updated:

PRESTON, Md.- Deputies with the Caroline County Sheriff's Office have arrested a Preston man accused of stabbing his 18-year-old nephew after an argument.

Deputies said they responded to a neighborhood on Dover Bridge Road on Sunday, Oct. 8, to find 54-year-old Gary Lee Ireland stabbed his nephew, 18-year-old Zachery Ryan Ireland.

Deputies said Zachery was stabbed after an argument with his uncle.  

The victim was treated by EMS and airlifted to University of Maryland Hospital - R. Adams Crowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, for life0threatening injuries. According to police, Zachery was listed in critical condition, but was upgraded to serious but stable condition.

Gary has been charged with:

  • Attempted second-degree murder
  • First- and second-degree assault
  • Reckless endangerment
  • Concealed dangerous weapon

The Sheriff's Office asks anyone with information about this incident to call 410-479-2515.

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