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Police investigating stabbing

September 16, 2004

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Police continue to investigate a stabbing discovered Wednesday night and have identified the victim as a 38-year-old Lawrence man.

They have made contact with one possible suspect, a 38-year-old male, but no one had been arrested as of this morning.

A Westar Energy employee discovered the victim about 10:36 p.m. at Sixth and Indiana streets with multiple stab wounds. The stabbing is believed to have happened in the 600 block of Mississippi Street.

The victim was flown by air ambulance to a Kansas City Hospital. His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

A police spokeswoman said she didn't know whether a weapon had been recovered and could not comment on a possible motive.

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