3 Face Charges After Charlottesville Downtown Mall Fight, StabbingPosted: Updated:
Three people from Charlottesville are facing charges in connection with a fight and stabbing Friday night on the Downtown Mall.
Thirty-five-year-old Gabrielle Sowers, 51-year-old James Shifflett, and 42-year-old Phillip Orren all face charges of drunk in public and assault and battery by mob.
Sowers is also charged with felony assault.
Charlottesville police say Sowers pulled out a knife during a fight involving several people around 7 p.m. Friday in the 500 block of East Main Street.
Investigators say Sowers and a male bystander were stabbed during a struggle over the knife. Their injuries are not life-threatening.
All three suspects are being held at Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail.