A North Carolina man was arrested and charged with trying to strangle his girlfriend, as the entire incident was captured on Instagram Live, MTO News as learned.
The man, who police have identified as 28-year-old Stephon Heller was arrested on Friday after police say he broke into the home of a Statesville, North Carolina woman - while she was streaming a video on Instagram Live.
And the video is brutal. We warn you, it is very graphic.
But Stephon, who attacked the woman claiming he did so because she was "cheating" on him ended up getting injured in the process. After Stephon began his attack, the woman managed to escape his clutches - get to a knife - and stab him.
The woman suffered minor injuries, while Stephon suffered several stab wounds during the assault and was taken to a hospital.
Stephon was then charged with assault by strangulation, first-degree burglary, assault on a female, communicating threats and violation of pretrial release.