Victim is blamed for causing ruckus that ended with him being stabbed

A 22-year old man ended up at Good Samaritan Hospital Sunday afternoon after a stabbing.

Elisha Lobbley said he was stabbed by an unknown person, for an unknown reason, possibly near a Shell gas station on N. Main Street, according to a Dayton Police Department incident report.

Lobbley told police he was at a bar, Sneaky D’s in Huber Heights, with friends when they left him there. He was able to find a ride back to his house from another male, but didn’t know who the person was or what kind of vehicle he drove. Lobbley said the person was “wigging” out when he stabbed him in the stomach and in the face underneath his chin.

Hospital staff advised the police Lobbley was dropped of by an individual by the name of Divante McFarland, 25. McFarland was not on scene when crews arrived, and hospital staff was unable to provide details about the vehicle he was driving.

Nathaniel Hopkins III, 31, later called police about the incident--which occurred somewhere between Shoup Mill Road and Siebenthaler Avenue--and told them Lobbley attacked him and he was forced to defend himself.

Hopkins said he was driving his vehicle back to his residence in Dayton from an unknown location when Lobbley became extremely combative. He attempted to get Lobbley out of his vehicle, but was unable to do so.

Lobbley then attacked Hopkins, who was prompted him to defend himself by stabbing Lobbley.

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