Man stabbed in neck with screwdriver at Huntsville bar

Man stabbed in neck with screwdriver at Huntsville bar

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A man was stabbed in the neck with a screwdriver at the Thirsty Turtle Sunday. A man was stabbed in the neck with a screwdriver at the Thirsty Turtle Sunday.
Huntsville Police arrested Eric Daniel in connection to the stabbing. Huntsville Police arrested Eric Daniel in connection to the stabbing.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A 40-year-old man was rushed to the hospital after he was stabbed in the neck with a screwdriver.

It happened at the Thirsty Turtle on Whitesburg Drive around 4:15 p.m. Sunday.

Witnesses say a man walked into the bar and stabbed a customer in the neck with a screwdriver.

Huntsville Police arrested Eric Daniel after a short foot chase. Daniel is charged with assault.

Police say the victim did not know Daniel. Investigators do not know what prompted the attack.

The victim is expected to be okay.

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