Orville Smith, a store manager for Best Buy in Augusta,
Georgia, told police he observed a male customer,
later identified as Tyrone Jackson of Augusta, on
surveillance cameras putting a laptop computer under
his jacket. When confronted the man became irate,
knocked down an employee, drew a knife and ran for
Outside on the sidewalk were four Marines collecting
toys for the "Toys for Tots" program. Smith said the
Marines stopped the man, but he stabbed one of the
Marines, Cpl. Phillip Duggan, in the back, the injury did
not appear to be severe.
After Police and an ambulance arrived at the scene
Cpl. Duggan was transported for treatment.
The subject was also transported to the local hospital
with two broken arms, a broken ankle, a broken leg,
several missing teeth, possible broken ribs, multiple
contusions, assorted lacerations, a broken nose and
a broken jaw...injuries he sustained when he slipped
and fell off of the curb after stabbing the Marine.