A Wednesday stabbing in west Tuscaloosa that left a 30-year-old seriously injured was over a missing cell phone and a suspect has been charged with attempted murder, police sources said Thursday.

Captain Marty Sellers, the co-commander of the Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit, said investigators believe the victim got into an argument with 55-year-old Anthony Eubanks Wednesday evening over a missing cell phone.

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Witnesses told police that at some point during their disagreement, Eubanks stabbed the 30-year-old in the chest.

The victim was taken to DCH Regional Medical Center for treatment, and Sellers said he remained there in stable condition Thursday.

After interviewing witnesses and collecting evidence, investigators obtained warrants to charge Eubanks with attempted murder.

He turned himself in Thursday and was placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail, where his bond was set at $60,000.

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