Detectives with the Marion Police Department are investigating a stabbing that occurred across the street from Chow Time Pizza on US 221 Business North, in the grassy area beside of the bridge. The assault was reported to the McDowell County 911 Center at 8:05 a.m. this morning.

One person has been transported to Mission Hospital of Asheville by McDowell County EMS and officers have one person detained. Injuries are still being assessed at the hospital, according to Marion Police Lt. Rusty Jenkins.

The identities of both parties have not been released at this time.

This is a developing story. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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