Stabbing occurs after argument over a coat -

Stabbing occurs after argument over a coat

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By Jasmine Brown By Jasmine Brown

ST. LOUIS ( An altercation over the ownership of a jacket resulted in the stabbing of a 72-year-old man Monday night.  

The incident occurred in the 4800 block of Northland Ave. around 11:00 p.m. 

The victim and suspect, who are acquaintances, became involved in a verbal altercation over a coat. The suspect in the incident became upset and retrieved a butcher knife and the victim in the leg. 

The victim sustained a puncture wound and was taken to the hospital, where he was listed as stable. 

The suspect is now wanted by police and an investigation into the incident is ongoing. 


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