2 charged after argument leads to deadly stabbing in Spartanburg

Two people are charged after a deadly stabbing earlier this month.
Published: Aug. 14, 2023 at 2:22 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 24, 2023 at 8:07 AM EDT
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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Spartanburg Police Department said two people were recently charged following a stabbing that killed one man on August 13.

Officers said they responded to Fisher Avenue at around 1:20 a.m. after someone reported that multiple people had been stabbed during an altercation.

According to officers, when they got to the scene, they found a man lying on the ground suffering from stab wounds. Officers stated that the man was taken to the hospital but later passed away from his injuries.

Officers said witnesses at the scene told them the incident started as an argument between a woman and her uncle, James Anderson. Witnesses said the woman then called her boyfriend, who came over and reportedly continued the altercation, which escalated and ended in her uncle being stabbed. The Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office later identified the victim as 32-year-old James Anderson from Spartanburg.

On August 23, officers announced that the woman, Ny’keira Ty’shae Allen, was taken into custody and charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. Her boyfriend, Tereike Da’shaun Woods, was also taken into custody and charged with murder.

Investigators said some property inside the home was also damaged during the altercation.

Officials didn’t release any other information about the situation. We will update this story as officials give new details.