Police find woman stabbed in Romney St home

Brittany Shakari Washington (provided)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Charleston police responded to a Romney Street home early Monday for reports of a stabbing.

According to the police report, officers arrived around 2 a.m. to find the victim, a 40-year-old black woman, sitting in a hallway. Police report several people were around her trying to control the bleeding from her wounds. She was taken to MUSC for treatment.

The suspect, 25-year-old Brittany Shakari Washington, was arrested and is charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.