A Hoover teenager is charged with assault, in connection with a drug deal, police said. 16-year old Preston Barker Moore, a student at Spain Park High School, is accused of stabbing and slashing two other teenagers during a marijuana purchase, detectives said. It happened in the 1000 block Inverness Cove Way on Feb. 3. One victim suffered a serious cut to his hand, while another sustained a cut to his elbow, and a stab wound to the thigh. The victim with the thigh would was treated at Grandview Medical Center; the victim with the hand injury was transported to Children's hospital for additional treatment. Investigators say the two were eventually able to get to their vehicle, and escape. Moore is being charged as an adult. He was being transferred to the Shelby County Jail, where he was ordered held on $60,000 dollars bond.
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