When does snow stop being fun? When someone goes and pulls out a box cutter.
Prince William County police say 40-year-old Tyree Merle Alexander, of Manassas, cut the throat of a man who chucked a snowball at him early Thursday morning. Alexander was shoveling in Lake Ridge when the victim, a 23-year-old Woodbridge man, launched the snowball.
An altercation followed, and that's when police say Alexander cut the man's throat.
The victim was airlifted to a local hospital and is expected to survive. Alexander was charged with aggravated malicious wounding and is due in court in March.
The details of Alexander's arrest, released by Prince William County police, are below:
Aggravated Malicious Wounding
On January 27th at 4:21AM, police responded to the 3800 block of Clore Pl in Lake Ridge (22192) for a stabbing. The investigation revealed that the accused was shoveling snow in the area above when the victim, a 23 year old man of Woodbridge, threw a snowball at the accused. The accused confronted the victim and a physical altercation ensued. During the altercation, the accused took a box cutter and cut the victims throat. The victim returned to the residence where police were called. Other occupants of the house began to fight the accused as police arrived. The victim was flown to an area hospital with life threatening injuries but is expected to survive. The accused was taken into custody without further incident.