Hickory Police are investigating a stabbing that took place today (March 25) at the Quality Suites hotel on 13th Avenue Drive S.E. in Hickory.
Police were notified by a witness that a male had been stabbed in a room in the hotel. The victim, 37-year-old Deon Thompson, was reportedly stabbed by his son, 18-year-old Landon Allen Thompson following an altercation. Deon Thompson was transported to Catawba Valley Medical Center for treatment of life-threatening injuries. Landon Thompson was found on hotel property and is cooperating with Police.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should call the Hickory Police Department at 828-328-5551 or contact Investigator Tammie Johnson directly a email@example.com or 828-261-2619.