Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, September 08, 2006

Arrest In Overnight Stabbing

Arrest In Overnight Stabbing

Boise Police have made an arrest in a stabbing that occurred overnight.

Arrested: Darrell Anthony Byrd, 22, Boise.

Charged: Aggravated Battery.

What Happened: The incident was reported after the victim, a 19 year old Boise man was taken to a local hospital by a friend. He remains hospitalized with a non-life threatening knife wound to the back.

After some investigating, detectives learned the incident began as an argument between two men who knew each other. Detectives say the argument escalated until one man used a knife to attack the other. The incident occurred at the home of the victim, an East Boise apartment complex. The weapon has not yet been recovered. The cause of the argument cannot be released by police at this time.

The suspect was arrested after he turned himself into the Ada County Jail approx 2:30 this afternoon. His booking photo will be available through the Ada County jail.