Man stabbed in Jefferson City alley, suspect arrested

9 months 1 day 10 hours ago Monday, November 21 2016 Nov 21, 2016 Monday, November 21, 2016 12:07:00 PM CST November 21, 2016 in News
By: Danielle Katz, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

JEFFERSON CITY — Jefferson City Police detectives arrested a suspect in connection to a stabbing in an alley early Sunday morning.

Police arrested Marquis Jones, 22, of Jefferson City, accusing him of second-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon. Jones was taken to the Cole County Jail.

Jefferson City Police responded to the incident on Commercial Street Sunday just before 1 a.m. Officers said they found a man injured from stab wounds when they arrived. The victim, a 29-year-old Jefferson City man, was taken to a Columbia hospital due to the extent of his injuries.

Police said the suspect was standing nearby the scene while they were investigating and admitted to his involvement in a confrontation that led to the stabbing. Police said they found the knife that was used.

The Jefferson City Police department said investigation is ongoing. Police said they do not have a possible motive for the assault.

 

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