FLOWERY BRANCH — The Hall County Sheriff’s Office arrested four men following an altercation at a park located on Lake Lanier on Saturday, May 30.
The incident took place at Burton Mill Park located in the 6500 block of Yacht Club Road in unincorporated Flowery Branch.
At approximately 4:45 p.m. deputies responded to the park for a stabbing incident call. After deputies conducted their preliminary investigation, the victim, a 19-year-old man from Buford was physically attacked inside the park by several men. The victim and one of his attackers have been in an altercation previously.
A knife was brought into play when a relative of the victim, a 19-year-old male brought out a knife to defend the victim from further harm. Neither the victim nor his relative are expected to have any charges brought against them.
Hall County Fire Services were called in to transport the victim and three other men were transported to local hospitals for treatment of wounds suffered in the altercation. The victim suffered a number of cuts, facial bruising, and a stab wound to the ankle. The stab wound is believed to have been an unintentional wound from his relative’s knife.
Another male taken to the hospital was an 18-year-old from Flowery Branch with a stab wound to the abdomen. Also transported to the hospital is an 18-year-old male from Cleveland who had a stab wound to the back. According to the report, circumstances surrounding their involvement are under investigation.
The following suspects were arrested for battery on the same day as the incident.
- Terry Lamont Holifield, 21, of Flowery Branch
- Paul Markeese King, 21, of Flowery Branch
- Raylon Adream Long, 19, of Cumming
- Trenton Vanquarius Wilson, 19, of Flowery Branch
King suffered from a stab wound to one of his arms but he was medically cleared and was arrested.
Long remained in the Hall County Jail on Tuesday afternoon, June 2. The other three suspects each posted $5,700 bond and were released from jail.
The incident remains under investigation by the Hall County Sheriff’s Office.
— Staff Reports