Suspect at large after Harrison stabbing

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photo Tyler Andrew Jernigan

Hamilton County authorities are searching for a man after a stabbing in Harrison last night.

Police have obtained warrants for Tyler Andrew Jernigan, 24, in connection to a crime at 9823 Birchwood Pike.

When deputies arrived, they found the victim non-responsive, according to a news release. The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he was immediately rushed into surgery due to potentially life-threatening injuries, the release said.

Jernigan is charged with aggravated assault. He is described as 5'11" tall, weighing approximately 165 pounds, and has brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office at 423-622-0022.

The victim's identity has not yet been released.

Update: The suspect has been arrested.