1 in custody in Springfield stabbing, police say

The assailant is in the Clark County Jail, detained pending the filing of a felonious assault charge, the lieutenant said.

UPDATE @ 6:30 p.m.: One man is in custody in the stabbing and the victim remains at Springfield Regional Medical Center, a Springfield police lieutenant said.

The person in police custody is a male and the victim also is a male. Police are still trying to sort out what led to the incident at the Main Stop Food Mart, 637 W. Main St., the lieutenant said.

UPDATE @ 5:41 p.m.: The victim in the stabbing reported on West Main Street has been taken to a hospital and Springfield police are speaking with people on scene.

The victim’s condition is not known.

FIRST REPORT

Springfield police are investigating a stabbing in the 600 block of West Main Street.

About 5:20 p.m. Thursday, a man was reportedly stabbed twice, in the back and abdomen. The incident happened at West Main and South Light streets.

We have a reporter headed to the scene and will update this story.

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