FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (WMBB) — A man was stabbed outside of a convenience store on Beal Parkway Tuesday night.
The victim, 50, suffered a collapsed lung after being stabbed in the torso.
Reports said an argument started outside of the convenience store. The victim said David Pardo, 29, lunged at him a few times before stabbing him.
Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies said they found a black pocket knife covered with blood in Pardo’s pocket.
Pardo has been charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and felony violation of probation.
Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office said the patient has undergone surgery.