2 Stabbed in Joplin Incident

JOPLIN, MO. - Two men are stabbed in Joplin, with one taken into custody.

The Joplin Police Department was called just before noon to 3320 South Texas Avenue at the Oxford Apartments for a man who had been stabbed.

Officers were able to locate one man who had been stabbed.

With witness help, officers then followed a blood trail to another apartment.

After receiving no answer, officers force entry and found a second man with stab wounds.

Both men were taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The second male was ultimately taken into custody.

Authorities say there is no threat to the public and they are not seeking anyone else in the case.

No names are being released at this time and the investigation is ongoing.


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