Newberry Observer

NCSO seeks attempted murder suspect

NEWBERRY COUNTY — The Newberry County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your assistance in locating a subject wanted for attempted murder.

Matthew LeGrande Jackson, 28, whose last known address was 360 Water Works Road, Johnston, S.C., is wanted after he cut and stabbed a man on Sunset Road in Prosperity Wednesday night just before 8:30 p.m.

There had been an argument between Jackson and the victim earlier in the day, and the Jackson came to where the victim was and attacked him with a sharp object.

The victim was transported to Newberry Hospital and then to a Columbia area hospital for his injuries. Law enforcement is not identifying the victim at this time.

Jackson is described as a white male who is 5’11” 160 pounds. He has blonde hair and blue eyes. He is blind in his left eye. Jackson should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with any contact with Jackson or who knows his whereabouts should contact the Newberry County Sheriff’s Office at (803) 321-2222 or call 911.

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