One dead, four injured in Tampa stabbing

An argument led to five people being stabbed and of them dying in Palm River.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office confirmed one person was killed and four others were wounded in a Wednesday morning stabbing in a neighborhood.

23-year-old Johnny Morris, of 1324 Windsor Way, died in the stabbing and four others were taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries: Ronnie Ponder, 23, and Steven Tolbert, 20, both of 1322 Windsor Way, and 17-year-old twins Marvin and Jarvin Morris, both of 1324 Windsor Way.

The stabbing happened on the 1300 block of Windsor Way around 1 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities responded to the home on the Windsor Way home around 3:12 a.m. Wednesday after receiving multiple calls.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said the stabbing was part of a neighborhood dispute. At least nine other people witnesses or were involved in some part, according to the sheriff’s office.

The investigation is ongoing.

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