Police: Girl stabbed in back during fight

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – A fight ended with a female victim suffering a stab wound.

Springfield officers say two girls were fighting after 5 p.m. near the area of 17th and Reynolds streets. They say one of the girls punched the other, leaving a “significant” cut from a ring she had on.

Police say the victim came to the hospital on her own. They say Memorial Medical Center staff discovered a stab wound on her back. The cut was not a major injury.

Police told WAND-TV they are likely going to investigate the stabbing as domestic.

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