EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSPolice Say Victim Recovering After Being Stabbed In Gallipolis
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Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Mamie Buoy
Reported: Oct. 14, 2013 8:02 PM EDT
Updated: Oct. 15, 2013 11:58 AM EDT
Gallipolis , Gallia County , Ohio
The victim of a stabbing in Gallia County, Ohio, was recovering Tuesday at a hospital in Columbus.
James L. Hamilton, 38, of Gallipolis was stabbed in the chest with a kitchen knife Monday afternoon. The Gallipolis Police Department said the family reported he is in good condition but is unable to speak due to treatment.
Witnesses told police there was a fight between the victim and another man. Police arrived to find the victim with a stab wound to his chest. A person of interest was questioned, but no charges have been filed.
A Gallipolis man is recovering in the hospital after he was stabbed during a fight.
Police say it happened in the 700 block of Fourth Avenue around 4:30 p.m. Friday.
When officers got on the scene, they say they found a 38-year-old man with a stab wound to the chest.
The victim, whose name has not been released, was taken to Holzer Medical Center. Police say due to his serious injuries, he will be flown to Grant Medical Center in Columbus.
Investigators say a person of interest has been questioned, but nobody has been charged.
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