Deputies: Woman stabs boyfriend in chest

Deputies: Woman stabs boyfriend in chest

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - A 24-year-old woman is behind bars after Richmond County deputies say she stabbed her boyfriend in the chest early Friday.

Shalinda Taylor is accused of stabbing 24-year-old Tynell Vermong in the chest just before 3 a.m., according to Sgt. Monica Belser with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office. It happened in the 2300 block of Naples Drive in the Barton Village subdivision, where Taylor and Vermong live together.

Vermong was transported to the hospital and is in critical but stable condition, Belser said.

Taylor is charged with aggravated assault (family violence) and possession of a knife during the commission of a crime.

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