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Police: 19-year-old arrested after stabbing man, cutting his throat

Joseph Capstraw charged with attempted murder

Booking photo of Joseph Capstraw
Booking photo of Joseph Capstraw

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. – A 19-year-old man was arrested early Sunday morning in Jacksonville Beach after he stabbed another man in the chest and cut his throat, police said.

Joseph Capstraw faces a charge of attempted murder. 

The incident happened just before 9:30 p.m. Saturday near the Third Avenue South Beach Access. 

According to a Jacksonville Sheriff's Office report, Capstraw and another man were fighting over something that happened about a week earlier when the man punched Capstraw, police said. 

Capstraw then took out a knife and went after the man, police said. 

The victim suffered a stab wound in his right-upper chest and a 2-inch cut on the left side of his throat, the police report said.

Capstraw was booked into the Duval County Jail and ordered held on $500,000 bond.