KPD e-News Release: Man Wanted for Attempted Second Degree Murder Following Stabbing Incident

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

SUBJECT: Man Wanted for Attempted Second Degree Murder Following Stabbing Incident
DATE: October 15, 2018
CASE #: 18-028886
On October 15, 2018 at approximately 1:30 AM Kingsport Police Patrol Officers and Detectives were dispatched to a stabbing incident at Dogwood Terrace Apartments, located at 1921 Bowater Drive in Kingsport. Responding Officers located a 19 year old black male victim with a life-threatening stab wound. He was transported to an area medical facility for emergency treatment and remains hospitalized in stable condition.

The resultant investigation revealed that the victim was stabbed during a physical altercation by Darius D. Woodbury, who then fled the scene prior to police arrival. Detectives obtained a warrant charging Mr. Woodbury with Attempted Second Degree Murder. As a result of his involvement in this incident, he is also wanted on a separate warrant for Violation of Probation.

As of the time of this release, Mr. Woodbury remains at large. He is a 24 year old black male adult, standing 6 feet tall and weighing 200 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Based on this current incident as well as past violent behavior, he should be considered armed and dangerous. A photograph of Mr. Woodbury is attached.

Anyone who knows his current whereabouts is asked to promptly contact Detectives in the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division at 423-229-9429 or call Kingsport Central Dispatch at 423-246-9111.

Alternatively, if an individual who is able to supply information related to this or any other case wishes not to be identified, tips can be submitted anonymously via online “Citizen Feedback” forms available at the following link:

Name Darius D. Woodbury
Age Date of Birth 8/23/1994

24 Years of Age

Gender/Race Male/Black


6 Feet

200 Pounds



Black Hair/

Brown Eyes

Residency 1741 McGee Street

Kingsport, TN

Charge(s) 1) Attempted Second Degree Murder

2) Violation of Probation

Name Not Released
Age 19 Years of Age
Gender/Race Male/Black
Residency Not Released
Injuries Life-Threatening Stab Wound
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)


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