Man Charged in Elizabethtown Stabbing

Rodney Woods

Rodney Woods

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. -- On Sunday at approximately 11:24 PM EST, Kentucky State Police Post 04 says it received a call in regard to a stabbing on First Street in Elizabethtown.

When responding units arrived, they say found the victim, Darren Peters, 24, of Elizabethtown, had been stabbed multiple times and had gone to a neighboring residence for help.

He was transported to University of Louisville Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

KSP says Rodney Woods, 34, of Elizabethtown, admitted to stabbing the victim, but claimed self-defense.

After speaking with the victim and witnesses, troopers say the claim of self-defense was refuted.

Woods was taken into custody and charged with Assault 1st Degree.

The incident is still under investigation. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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