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Tyler man charged in knife assault

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - A domestic dispute ends with one man being stabbed near the Azalea District.

According to Tyler Police, Don Franklin, 49, came to pick up his son at the apartment of the mother of his son and her boyfriend, Marcus Horn, 45, in the 400 block of Bonner St. near Bryan, Wednesday morning.

When he arrived he told the child's mother that he was going to take him and not come back for a while. An altercation then ensued between the woman and Franklin.

After a period of time, Marcus Horn stepped in and it turned into a physical altercation, then Franklin pulled out a knife and stabbed Horn multiple times.

Don Franklin then fled the scene and called police to tell them he had been involved in an altercation. Horn also called police to report the altercation.

Tyler police took Don Franklin into custody.

Horn was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The case remains under investigation.

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