Carter County man charged with attempted murder in screwdriver attack

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Carter County deputies arrested a man for reportedly stabbing a woman with a screwdriver, late Monday night. 

According to the Carter County Sheriff’s office, deputies were called to a home on Highway 91, just before midnight. The victim reported she opened the door to her ex-boyfriend, who then stabbed her in the chest. 

The woman was taken to the hospital and is now stable. 

Investigators charged 47-year-old Naaman Wayne Buckles with attempted first-degree murder, especially aggravated burglary and resisting arrest. 

Buckles is being held in the Carter County Detention Center where he is being held on a $120,000 bond.  He’s expected to appear in court on December 17. 

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