After two prior calls to a Myrtle Beach apartment early Saturday morning, police went to the third call, finding a man who had been stabbed six times in his sleep, according to a warrant.
Myrtle Beach police officers went to an apartment at 1103 Dunbar St. at 8 a.m. after reports of an assault.
Police arrested Denzell James Small, 28, of Conway, after an investigation. Small is charged with attempted murder, failure to appear and simple possession of marijuana.
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Officers responded to the apartment twice before after reported altercations that morning while the victim and Small were drinking alcohol, a warrant states.
Small stabbed the victim with an unknown object six times while the victim was asleep, authorities said.
Small received a $20,000 bond for the attempted murder charge and is booked at J. Reuben Long Detention Center.