Sheriff: Man stabbed with broken bottle during fight

Sheriff: Man stabbed with broken bottle during fight

ROSEBURG, Ore. -- Sheriff's deputies say a fight turned dangerous when a broken bottle came into play Monday evening.

According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, authorities were called to a report of disturbance between neighbors on Wild River Drive.

Witnesses say Johnny Phipps, 53, and Norman Wagner, 70, were fighting when Phipps struck Wagner with a whiskey bottle, and then stabbed him with the broken bottle.

Wagner suffered a large cut on his neck, his torso, and his left ring finger, and Phipps had a cut on his head.

Both men were transported to Mercy Medical Center.

Phipps was cited with first degree assault.