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Man Allegedly Stabbed During Dispute Over Air Conditioning Unit

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A 56-year-old Sulphur Springs man reportedly sustained a wound from a kitchen knife during a dispute over a window air conditioning unit Sunday night.

Police were dispatched to a report of a stabbing on North Jackson Street at 8:58 p.m. The man and a woman were awaiting authorities in a vehicle in the driveway.

The man had a puncture  wound estimated by officers to be approximately 1/4 to 1/2 inch in length on the back of one shoulder, reportedly sustained from a steak knife, according to police reports.

The alleged suspect, police were told, was no longer at the residence. The suspect was not found during a search. The suspect and woman with the injured man were thought, by the officer, to be siblings, he noted in reports.

The 56-year-old man was allegedly injured when stepping between the arguing woman and suspect, a 61-year-old man.

An aggravated assault, with a deadly weapon offense report was made. No arrest was noted in reports to have been made in connection with the case as of Monday morning.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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