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Arrest made in Thursday evening stabbing

PEORIA (WEEK) — Peoria police made an arrest in connection to the stabbing of a Peoria man.

At approximately 5:30 pm Thursday, Peoria Police responded to the 700 block of Alexander after receiving a call regarding a male victim of a stabbing. Peoria police detectives identified, located and arrested a suspect, 35-year-old David H. Stone later Thursday evening. The victim was discovered with life-threatening stab wounds to the neck and back. and was transported to a Peoria hospital, where he remains hospitalized. Police said Stone claimed the altercation stemmed from a previous incident between him and the victim. Stone was arrested for aggravated battery and transported to Peoria County Jail. The details still remain under investigation.

If you have any information regarding this incident, including residential/commercial
camera footage that you feel may be relevant, police ask that you contact the Peoria Police
Department at 309.673.4521 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 309.673.9000.

Mariah Hart

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