PIKE – SHERIFF JAMES E. NElSON reports that his office is investigating a stabbing that occurred on Auerville Road and Morgans Fork Road on Monday July 20th at 9:23pm .Upon arrival deputies located a male identified as Jacob A. Friend, age 30 of St. Rt. 104 with a stab wound in the upper left chest area. Friend was flown to OSU Medical Center my MedFlight. The investigation and continuing and charges will be forthcoming. Anyone who may have information concerning the case is asked to call the Pike County Sheriff’s Office at 740.947.2179.