Man faces attempted murder charges following Mount Pleasant stabbing

Lawton Sterling via CCDC

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) – A Mount Pleasant man has been arrested after two people were found stabbed inside a home.

Mount Pleasant police say 21-year-old Lawton Ellis Sterling was arrested early Wednesday and charged with attempted murder and assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature. Officers went to the home in the 1200 block of White Flat Road on Tuesday just before midnight. They found the suspect covered in blood, exiting one of the rooms in the residence, according to police.

Police say two men were found stabbed. They were taken to the hospital but have since been released.

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