COLUMBIA — A 21-year-old Columbia man was stabbed early this morning in north Columbia.
The Columbia Police Department responded to a disturbance at 12:20 a.m. at 2904 Range Line Street and arrested Dusty G. Ballew, 38, of Columbia, on charges of assault in the first degree and armed criminal action. Bond has not been set.
Ballew and the injured man were in a fight, said Columbia Police Department spokeswoman Latisha Stroer. The man suffered life-threatening injuries. He was taken by ambulance to University Hospital and remained in critical condition, Stroer said.
Ballew was detained at the scene and admitted his involvement in the altercation, Stroer said.
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