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Man arrested following reported stabbing in Shawano

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Posted at 10:47 AM, Apr 26, 2023

SHAWANO (NBC 26) — A 21-year-old Shawano man was taken into custody on a probation hold following a reported stabbing Tuesday night.

Shawano Police Department officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 100 block of Acorn Street where they found a 22-year-old Keshena man on the ground with what appeared to be a stab wound to his abdomen, according to a police media release.

Providing medical care until Shawano Ambulance arrived, police said the victim was transported to ThedaCare Shawano and was subsequently flown by ThedaStar to ThedaCare-Neenah for treatment.

A deputy from the Shawano County Sheriff's Office was able to locate a suspect that matched a description given by a witness. The 21-year-old Shawano man was taken into custody on a probation hold related to the stabbing incident.

Police said there is no current danger to the public. An investigation is ongoing and a request for charges stemming from the incident are expected to be forwarded to the Shawano County District Attorney's Office.