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      Sheriff: Man stabbed with broken bottle during fight

      ROSEBURG, Ore. -- Sheriff's deputies say a fight turned dangerous when a broken bottle came into play Monday evening.


      According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, authorities were called to a report of disturbance between neighbors on Wild River Drive.


      Witnesses say Johnny Phipps, 53, and Norman Wagner, 70, were fighting when Phipps struck Wagner with a whiskey bottle, and then stabbed him with the broken bottle.


      Wagner suffered a large cut on his neck, his torso, and his left ring finger, and Phipps had a cut on his head.


      Both men were transported to Mercy Medical Center.


      Phipps was cited with first degree assault.

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