GASTONIA, N.C. -- A Gastonia man was in jail early Wednesday, accused of stabbing another man in the chest.

Steven Ray Lynn, 20, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He was being held under a $500,000 bond in the Gaston County Detention Center.

Lynn is accused in a stabbing that occurred around 8:40 p.m. Tuesday in the 1900 block of South York Street in Gastonia.

The victim, a 43-year-old man, lived on the same block as Lynn, according to a police report. The victim was taken to the hospital but his condition was not known early Wednesday.

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