She told police he made threatening remarks before she grabbed a knife, cops says

A 48-year-old Georgetown woman is facing a domestic violence charge after she allegedly stabbed a man during an argument Sunday, according to police.

Sheila Etheridge Fennell is charged with first-degree domestic violence and is being jailed at the Georgetown County Detention Center, according to Jason Lesley, Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office spokesman.

Fennell, Sheila E.
Sheila Etheridge Fennell

She told deputies a man was injured during a fight in the couple’s kitchen following an argument, Lesley said. She also told authorities the victim made threatening remarks toward her before she reached for a knife from the kitchen counter.