The Packet

A fight on the way to church landed one man in jail after he allegedly stabbed two people, according to the Columbus Police Department.

Jordan Hartzell, 27, of 63 Tiffany Lane, was arrested about 11 o’clock Sunday morning near Holly Hills Road after he allegedly stabbed two people in the car he was traveling in. Hartzell was one of six people traveling in the vehicle when an argument broke out, according to investigators. He allegedly stabbed a 22-year-old male friend and a 15-year-old female relative before bailing out of the car and attempting to flee on foot Officers quickly nabbed him.

The victims were taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle by a passing Good Samaritan, where they were treated and released.

Hartzell has since been charged with two counts of aggravated assault, possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia, resisting arrest and giving false information.

He is being held without bond at the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center. At the time of the stabbing he was on probation for a burglary charge and two previous drug charges.