YCSO: Man stabbed in the face following golf course fight; suspect arrested

Clint Hughes (Courtesy: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office)

A man living to the east of Prescott is in jail after a fight at a golf course left a 47-year-old man badly injured, according to officials with the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office.

In a statement released on May 6, officials with YCSO identified the suspect as 51-year-old Clint Hughes of Dewey. The incident happened at Quailwood Greens Golf Course. Prescott Valley Police were called out to the scene for calls of a man down at around 10:30 p.m., where they found the 47-year-old.


According to investigators, the victim was involved in a fight with Hughes. Hughes allegedly drove his Ford F-350 truck into the other, and stabbed the victim in the face with a knife.

The victim, according to officials, was taken via helicopter to a Phoenix hospital. He is being treated for serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

Hughes, officials say, fled the scene, but he later turned himself in to police. He is accused of attempted homicide, aggravated assault and endangerment.

This story was reported on from Phoenix

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