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Police investigating Labor Day stabbing

One person was arrested after a 27-year-old man was found with an apparent puncture wound to the head.

Posted: Sep 3, 2019 1:25 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) St. Joseph police are investigating a stabbing that happened on Labor Day.

Police were called out to the area of 7th and Francis around 6:15 p.m. Monday to investigate a fight.

When officers arrived, they found a 27-year-old man with a puncture wound to the head.

Police said the victim was stabbed by a 52-year-old man during a fight.

The suspect ran but was later arrested by police a short distance away.

The victim was treated and released from the hospital.

No names have been released.

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