First Update 3/17/14
Valdosta police say that Jahmal McGee has been identified as the suspect in the stabbing and robbery of Mitchell.
Arrest warrants have been obtained on McGee for aggravated assault, aggravated battery, armed robbery, and possession of a knife during the commission of a crime.
Valdosta police are working to find the person who stabbed a man multiple times early Thursday morning.
VPD officers responded to the 300 block of Lee Street Lane around 5:20 a.m. That's where they found 48-year-old Leon Mitchell who had multiple stab wounds to his back.
Mitchell was taken by EMS to the South Georgia Medical Center ER. VPD detectives and a crime scene technician from the Valdosta-Lowndes Regional Crime Laboratory are investigating.
Mitchell had surgery and is in serious condition.
Detectives are continuing to investigate. Anyone with information on this crime can call Valdosta police at 229-293-3145 or can remain anonymous at 229-293-3091.