Stabs Friend In Chest; Wishes He Killed Him

Police say he stabbed a friend in the chest and then said he wished he had killed the victim. 55-year-old Charles Lamont Peterson Jr. is charged with battery with a deadly weapon. The Star Press reports that the alleged victim, a 52-year-old Muncie man, was released from IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital after being treated for three stab wounds in the chest. Peterson could face up to six years in prison.