Suspect arrested in local stabbing incident

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - One man is in the hospital and another is under arrest after an afternoon stabbing near the west end of Panama City Beach Tuesday.

James Kreisher was arrested Tuesday afternoon after stabbing a man near the west end of Panama City Beach. (MGN)

Bay County Sheriff's deputies responded to the call around 2:30 Tuesday afternoon on Malaga Place.

Sheriff's officials say a verbal fight broke out between two men.

When the victim turned his back, the suspect, 60-year-old James Kreisher, used a folding box cutter to cut the victim down his back.

A neighbor says he found the victim and drove him to a nearby friend's home where they called 911.

The victim's identity has not yet been released. He was taken to Bay Medical, while the suspect is being held at the Bay County jail.