Man rushed to hospital suffering stab wound

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Courtesy: KSN

JOPLIN, Mo. (KSN) – Joplin Police Sgt Thomas Bowin tells us tonight it was shortly after 10:30 PM they responded to reports of a disturbance at 800 bk South Hampshire.

Upon arrival they found a man suffering a stab wound to the neck. The man, thought to be in his 40s, was rushed Priority One to an area hospital with a life-threatening injury.

No update on his condition at this time.

Joplin Police Detectives have arrived on the scene. The investigation is just beginning and they are talking to witnesses.

Sgt Bowin says emphatically, “There is no threat to the public. We are not seeking anyone [else] involved at this time.” When pressed further he told us it is not a self-inflicted wound.

More information as the investigation continues. Look for updates on Four States Home Page and our Joplin News First Tab.

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