One Man Hospitalized, Another in Custody After Saturday Stabbing

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.- One man is in the hospital and another in custody after a Saturday morning stabbing.

At about 9:40 a.m., the Grand Junction Police Department was dispatched behind a strip mall next to the Safeway at 29 Rd. and Patterson Rd. to reports of a stabbing.

According to a sergeant with the GJPD, the victim was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital by a family member in a personal vehicle where he went into surgery.

The GJPD were able to locate and arrest the suspect about a mile and a half southeast near North Avenue. He was taken to Mesa County Jail.

The sergeant also tells KREX 5 the two males knew one another and are not connected to the businesses inside the strip mall.

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