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18-Year-Old Owensboro Man Charged in Sunday Afternoon Stabbing

The Owensboro Police Department says an 18-year-old local has been charged with stabbing another person in the chest on Sunday afternoon.

Posted: Jan 18, 2021 9:49 AM
Updated: Jan 18, 2021 9:54 AM

18-year-old Joanus Holbrook of Owensboro, Kentucky, was charged in a stabbing incident that took place on Sunday afternoon, the Owensboro Police Department said Monday.

OPD says its officers responded to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital around 4:20 p.m. on Sunday for a victim who arrived with a stab wound to the chest.

Based on the statements provided to officers, it was determined that the victim was stabbed during an altercation that occurred in the area of Towne Square Apartments and that the stabbing had happened just before the victim's arrival at the hospital.

Police say the victim suffered serious injuries from the assault, but that they're not believed to be life-threatening.

After being located by detectives, Holbrook was charged with 1st Degree Assault. He remains in the Daviess County Detention Center on no bond.

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