On Sunday, May 2, 2021, a Sergeant at the Mecklenburg County Jail in uptown Charlotte, NC was stabbed several times with a sharp object during an altercation with an inmate.
30-year old Sherrod Davidson is the jail inmate accused of stabbing the jail guard. Stabbings inside a jail or prison are usually referred to as 'shankings' or 'shanked', meaning 'to shank'.
Sgt. G. Anthony was stabbed 3 times with a sharp inmate made weapon or 'shank', allegedly by jail inmate Sherrod. Sgt. Anthony suffered bleeding and injuries during the stabbing.
Sgt. Anthony was transported to the hospital to receive treatment for his injuries. In March 2021 a jail guard was cut in the head by an inmate, several other guards were hurt, all in the notorious Mecklenburg County Jail.