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On Saturday, August 1st, Lubbock Police responded to the 3500 block of 78th Drive to reports of a possible stabbing.

The victim told police that the suspect, Payton Peeples, had stabbed them in the forehead with an ice pick after an argument.

The victim said they were hiding in the bathroom when Peeples forced his way inside and began assaulting them. The altercation then allegedly moved to the bedroom, where the victim was pinned down and Peeples threatened to stab them.

KAMC News reports that officers looked for Peeples after a witness and the victim advised that he usually runs down the alley when officers are called to the residence.

Peeples was located nearby and taken into custody.