Police found Ronnie Buckner, 61, bleeding outside his Akron, Ohio, home around 4 p.m. local time Sunday. Phyllis Jefferson, 50, had stabbed him with a pen after she started yelling about his salsa intake, the report said.
She then tried to knock over his TV, and he had to catch it from falling, the police report said. As he watched TV, Jefferson retrieved a small kitchen knife and stabbed Buckner in the stomach, according to the report.
Jefferson fled the scene before police arrived but she was later apprehended on an interstate highway. After her arrest, Jefferson told detectives that she had stabbed her boyfriend because “she wanted to leave,” according to the report. She has been charged with felonious assault and criminal damaging, police said.
Buckner was a rushed to a local medical facility. His injuries did not appear to be life-threatening, according to NBC affiliate WKYC.
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