Three stabbed, County Road 24



Two adults and a juvenile were stabbed late Tuesday, Jan. 3, at a residence on County Road 24 near the Blount/St. Clair County line, according to information provided by St. Clair County assistant sheriff Billy Murray. The residence is located a short distance south of the intersection of County Road 24 and U. S. 231.

Stabbed were Gary Wilkerson and John Roberson and an unnamed juvenile. Wilkerson and the juvenile were taken to UAB Hospital for treatment and were reported to be in stable condition. Roberson was treated and released.

The offender, Atom Daugherty (pictured above), 19, was apprehended and charged with three counts of attempted murder. He is being held at the St. Clair County Jail in Ashville under bonds totaling $180,000. His court date is set for Feb. 2.