Man stabs another man after argument

(Photo: Carteret County Sheriff's Office)

SALTER PATH, Carteret County - A man was arrested after allegedly stabbing another man after an argument.

On December 2, Carteret County deputies arrested Brandon Edward Herring, 27, of Swansboro after stabbing 35-year-old Ronnie McArthur outside a relative's home in Salter Path.

Herring was accused of stabbing McArthur four times in the abdomen.

McArthur was originally transported to Carteret Health Care and then transferred by ambulance to Vidant Greenville. McArthur has since been treated and released, officials said in a press release.

Herring was charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious bodily injury with intent to kill. He remains in the Carteret County Jail on a $50,000 bond.

Herring had his first court appearance on Monday, December 4. Officials did not mention when his next court date will be.