West Tulsa man arrested in stabbing


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Updated: 1/01 5:24 pm Published: 1/01 12:00 pm


A west Tulsa man is fighting for his life after being stabbed in the neck overnight on Tuesday.

Rodney Long, 27, is in the Tulsa County Jail accused in the stabbing of Karl Henson.

Police told FOX23 that Henson suffered severe injuries because of the location of the attack. Henson was stabbed in the neck.

The initial call came in just before midnight. Police tell us they found Henson laying in a puddle of his own blood.

“If it hits his spinal cord then he'll be paralyzed from the neck down and he will not be able to breather at all on his own, he'll be paralyzed for the rest of his life,” Henson’s sister, Belinda, told FOX23.

An MRI then confirmed that Henson is paralyzed from the neck down.

She also said her brother knew the accused attacker, but they weren't friends, just acquaintances. Police said the fight between the two men started as a dispute about a woman.

Henson's sister said he will be undergoing an MRI to determine the extent of bodily damage.


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WeLoveYouUncle - 1/3/2014 9:18 AM
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I am Karl's niece and regardless of what the dispute was over, a girl or not NO ONE deserves something so tragic to happen to them. & over all of this my family is suffering, all because someone was so selfish and careless as to want to hurt my uncle. He has a 1 year old son & a 10 month old daughter that need him & he is paralyzed from the neck down and will never be able to breathe on his own. So for you Rodney Long, not only do you deserve to be in prison for the rest of your miserable life. You deserve to rot in hell,. I LOVE YOU UNCLE KARL, STAY STRONG WE NEED YOU HERE. ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH CHRIST<3

Mayor Maynot - 1/1/2014 11:06 PM
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Brandy #8 ^]] Medicine has created new ways that we don't commonly hear about. I can only tell you about it and let you discover the world for yourself. You might have to copy it with a crayon. Fox is pretty stingy best of luck to your friend. http://m-learning.zju.edu.cn/G2S/eWebEditor/uploadfile/20121016094646210.pdf

Brandy - 1/1/2014 3:41 PM
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Karl is a friend of mine and he is a good person. There were 2 men involved and one of them is getting away with it. Karl deserves justice and were praying for him to miraculously be healed and he was not trying to get with that girl he was just having an innocent conversation.

roadster05r - 1/1/2014 3:21 PM
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I'd love to see the princess, they were fighting over.
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