Dustin Lee Saylor (CCSO)
Dustin Lee Saylor (CCSO)

Man charged after stabbing in Englewood Walmart parking lot

The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office says a stabbing took place in a Walmart parking lot in Englewood overnight.

Dustin Lee Saylor, 29, of Englewood, was arrested Wednesday afternoon. Deputies say he had fled the scene prior to their arrival and the case was assumed by the Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Unit.

According to CCSO a call came in around 3:05 a.m. for a report of a stabbing at the Walmart on South Mcall Road.

They found the victim in the parking lot suffering a single, non-life-threatening stab wound to the abdomen.

The victim was transported to a local hospital to be treated for the injuries.

Deputies say the victim knew Saylor.

Saylor was located and arrested by Road Patrol deputies several hours after the stabbing. He is charged with aggravated battery using a deadly weapon.

He was transported to the Charlotte County Jail.

Writer:Lincoln Saunders
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