Gas Poured On Rutherford Co. Man, Hit With Burning Stick - WSPA.com

Gas Poured On Rutherford Co. Man, Hit With Burning Stick

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Kenneth Lane Kenneth Lane
RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. -
A Rutherford County man is charged with attempted murder after deputies say he poured gasoline on a man and threatened to set him on fire.
Kenneth Lane is charged with attempted murder, assault inflicting serious bodily injury and communicating threats by the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office after the incident on Sunday.
Lane and another man got into an argument according to the victim at a home they share on Hudlow Road. Lane doused the other man with gasoline and struck him in the head with a wooden stick that was on fire.
The victim then tried to get in a truck and go to a hospital, but deputies say Lane threatened to set the truck on fire with a Molotov Cocktail.
Friends of the victim were at the home and were able to get the injured man to Rutherford Regional Hospital. Deputies were called to interview the victim.
He was treated and released. 
Lane is being held on $300,000 bond.
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