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Sailor awaits hearing after stabbing incident

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by Mindy Aguon

Guam - A sailor is in fair condition at Naval Hospital after he was arrested on numerous charges to include attempted murder and aggravated assault.  Police responded to a call of a stabbing at Ladera Towers in Mangilao just after 11 o'clock Wednesday night. 

Officers arrived to find a woman who had been stabbed.  She was transported to Naval Hospital in Agana Heights, where Navy spokesperson Lieutenant Jodie Cornell confirms the woman remains in fair condition. 

The Guam Police Department's SWAT unit was activated to look for the suspect who was later located.  Bernard Alan Jennings, 41, of Yigo, was arrested for family violence, aggravated assault, attempted murder, resisting arrest, assault on a police officer and possession of a deadly weapon in the commission of a felony. 

He remains behind bars awaiting a magistrate's hearing.  Lt. Cornell confirms that NCIS is also assisting local authorities with the investigation.

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