2 men arrested in Suffolk stabbing

Jacob Richard Zeno, James Kenneth Rhoten Jr. (Photos: Suffolk police)

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Two men are facing charges in connection to a stabbing in Suffolk on August 21.

Police were called to the 1700 block of Martin Road in the Eclipse community.

The victim — identified by authorities as 22-year-old Charles Arthur Barnes, of Suffolk — was taken to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Authorities arrested 19-year-old Jacob Richard Zeno, of Franklin, and 29-year-old James Kenneth Rhoten Jr., of Courtland. Zeno is charged with malicious wounding and shoot, cut, stab or wound in commission of a felony.

Rhote is charged with aggravated malicious wounding, conspiracy to commit a felony, and shoot, cut, stab or wound in commission of a felony.