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Local woman accused of stabbing her ex-roommate


A 44-year-old Waco woman has been arrested for stabbing her ex-roommate back on June 23. The incident happened in 700 block of South 9th St.

Lashonda Rene Gilbert has been charged with aggravated assault and bond has been set at $20,000.

Police spokesman Patrick Swanton says the incident occurred around 5:30 p.m. on June 23. Gilbert had been kicked out of her apartment by her roommate. An argument broke out when she came back to get her things.

According to police, Gilbert is accused of attacking her ex-roommate with a knife. The victim had cuts on her hand and had stab wounds on her arm and shoulder. Gilbert is also accused of biting the victim and then fleeing the scene.

Police obtained a warrant for Gilbert and arrested her Saturday afternoon in the 800 block of Preston.

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