The Lewisburg Police Department answered a call to the home of Mike Bass at 1426 St Ann Street in Lewisburg in the early morning hours on Sunday August 25th. Mr. Bass had been attacked by Scotty Blackwell of Lewisburg sustaining several cuts to the upper torso, head, and neck area that were considered life threatening.
At this time, the motive for the attack is still unclear. Mr. Bass and Mr. Blackwell were only acquaintances.
33 year old Scotty Blackwell of Lewisburg was arrested on charges of Attempted Criminal Homicide and was taken the Marshall County Jail. He was given a bond of a $500,000 dollars on Tuesday, August 27th.
According to another source Mr. Bass has been released from the hospital.
This is an active ongoing investigation. If you have information about this or any other crime in Lewisburg, please contact the Lewisburg Police Department at 359-3800 or call Crime Stoppers at 359-4867.