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Man stabbed after Jefferson City road rage incident


A man was in stable condition Wednesday morning after being stabbed in a road rage incident Tuesday night, police said.

Officers were called at about 7:30 p.m. to the 200 block of Vista Road and found a 24-year-old man with a stab wound to the chest, according to a Jefferson City Police Department news release. The victim was able to speak with officers and said the stabbing happened near West Main Street and Dix Road, the release said. An ambulance took the victim to a hospital.

Police say the suspect followed the victim to the assault location and stabbed him with an "edged weapon." Witnesses shared photos and a vehicle description with officers, according to the release.

Officers took the suspect to the police station and he admitted to being involved in the disturbance and having a knife, according to the release. He was taken to the Cole County Jail on suspicion of first-degree assault and armed criminal action.

Police have not released the suspect's name pending the filing of charges.

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