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Man stabbed during argument over stolen puppies

Incident stemmed from a disturbance between a group of people
Published: Jul. 29, 2020 at 10:57 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 30, 2020 at 5:29 AM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Lincoln Police arrested a 17-year-old Wednesday night after he reportedly stabbed a man during an argument over four stolen Pitbull puppies.

LPD said on Wednesday night around 10:30 pm., officers were called to the 1600 Block of D Street on a report of a stabbing.

When they arrived, officers found a 34-year-old man with multiple stab wounds. He was transported to the hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

According to witnesses, an argument took place between the victim and a 17-year-old. The two were known to each other and lived in the same apartment.

The argument took place over the reported theft of four Pitbull puppies, according to LPD.

The teenager eventually stabbed the victim multiple times. The victim also had a baseball bat during the argument, LPD said.

The teen was arrested for first-degree assault and use of a weapon to commit a felony.

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