Teen in Custody after Fight Leads to Stabbing

Published 07/07 2014 11:11AM

Updated 07/08 2014 11:15AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A fight between two teenagers ended with a stabbing in a St. Joseph neighborhood overnight.

Police said a 17-year-old male stabbed a 16-year-old male during the altercation at a home in the 2400 block of Beechwood Boulevard.

Officers were called to Heartland to investigate after the victim showed up around midnight with a stab wound to his abdominal area.

Capt. Jeff Wilson said the teen required surgery, but he did not believe the injury was life-threatening.

The 17-year-old suspected in the stabbing was arrested, but he has not been charged yet.

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