1 stabbed in rib cage after fight

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – A suspect stabbed a person twice early Tuesday in Springfield.

Police confirmed with WAND-TV the stabbing happened at around 7:45 a.m. after a fight in the 700 block of Bruns Lane, which is close to Old Towne Apartments. They say the victim was stabbed in the rib cage after asking to use the suspect’s phone in front of the apartment complex.

The unidentified victim needed hospital treatment at Memorial Medical Center. Their injuries were not life-threatening.

Police did not have information about a possible suspect when WAND-TV called. Officers have not found any witnesses.

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