Sturgeon man seriously injured after downtown Columbia stabbing incident

Sunday, January 19, 2014 | 11:35 a.m. CST; updated 3:13 p.m. CST, Sunday, January 19, 2014

COLUMBIA — A 24-year-old Sturgeon man was taken to a local hospital for a serious knife wound from an incident early Sunday morning near the intersection of Broadway and Hitt Street.

Columbia police responded to a disturbance involving several males at 1:36 a.m. Sunday. When they arrived, they learned a white vehicle that was possibly connected to the incident was leaving the area, according to a press release.

A victim of a knife wound was then found in a white vehicle that matched the description near the intersection of Broadway and Providence Road.

Police have not released the name of the victim or whether he is being charged with anything in connection to the incident, according to the release.

There is currently no information on a suspect and the investigation is ongoing, according to the release.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Columbia Police Department, 442-6131, or Crime Stoppers, 875-8477, to remain anonymous.

Supervising editor is Elise Schmelzer.

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