Columbus woman stabbed in the head

Police are looking for 37-year-old Monica McCoy (pictured). McCoy allegedly stabbed another woman in the head for arguing with her daughter. Both McCoy and her daughter have prior assault charges in Columbus.

COLUMBUS – Police are looking for a woman who allegedly stabbed another woman in the head after she argued with the suspect’s daughter. Officer Terrie Songer said 37-year-old Monica McCoy fled the scene after she allegedly stabbed 21-year-old Michelle Dora.

Songer said the incident took place about 8 p.m., on Nov. 4, at a residence in the 900 block of 11th Street South.

“Officers were dispatched to the scene, after receiving a stabbing call,” Songer said. “And upon their arrival, they found the victim bleeding from the left side of the head. She said she had been in an argument with Jacklyn McCoy and that Jacklyn’s mother, Monica, stabbed her in the head to stop the fight.”

Songer said Dora had been stabbed in the top of the head and was transported to Baptist Memorial Hospital where she was reportedly treated and released.

Songer said a warrant was issued for McCoy who will be charged with aggravated assault once captured.

Songer also said both Monica and Jacklyn McCoy have prior charges with the Columbus Police Department including assault.

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