Charleston Man Faces Felony Charge After Stabbing

A Charleston man ended up at the South Central Regional Jail after being charged with malicious wounding. Charleston police say 75-year old Thomas Lewis and 55-year old Richard Brannon were drinking together at a home on Red Oak Street on Charleston's West Side Sunday, when Lewis allegedly made a disparaging remark about Brannon's family. Brannon allegedly then stabbed Lewis and hit him over the head with the base of the knife. Lewis was taken to CAMC General Hospital. Brannon is facing a charge of felony malicious wounding.