Man stabbed outside Florence pizza restaurant

Man stabbed outside Florence pizza restaurant

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – A stabbing outside an Italian restaurant in Florence Tuesday night sent one person to the hospital, and the other to the Florence County Detention Center, according to officials.

At about 7:30 p.m., three people drove to Stefano's Pizza Restaurant to grab a bite, said Major Carlos Raines with the Florence County Sheriff's Office. While one person went inside the pickup a call-in order, a fight broke out in the back seat of the car.

Police say Joshua Daniel Ryan of Effingham stabbed a man twice in the chest. Ryan is charged with assault and battery first degree, and was booked into the detention center Tuesday, according to jail records. The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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