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Springfield man accused of stabbing man in chest


A Springfield man is accused of stabbing another man in the chest after an altercation, according to court documents.

Janner Chavez Perez, 27, is charged with felonious assault in Clark County Municipal Court. He pleaded not guilty to the charges on Friday and his bond was set at $25,000.

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Police alleged in an affidavit that he went in in May to his ex-girlfriend’s house in the 300 block of Shaffer Street and stabbed a family friend.

The victim and a witness were sitting on the porch of the home when Chavez Perez allegedly showed up and began yelling at them, the affidavit says.

“A witness state that victim went inside the residence he thought to use the restroom, and heard yelling and found that the victim had been stabbed and then the defendant fled the scene on foot,” the affidavit says.

Police began the investigation and through photos, the victim was able to identify Chavez Perez.

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