The incident took place yesterday around 8:45 a.m. when Jones and the other co-worker got into an argument for reasons that are not known. Jones grabbed a knife that was sitting on the counter and swing it at the co-worker, cutting his neck and forearm.
The Gainesville Police were called to the scene to investigate. While there, Jones told them that he was acting in self-defense. He claimed that he had been backed up against tables in a food prep area and that his co-worker blocked the exit and stopped him from leaving.
Police claim that Jones was booked in the Alachua County Jail and has a $10,000 bond. The investigation into the incident continues.
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