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Juvenile in Custody after Duluth Stabbing

Posted at: 11/30/2012 2:49 PM
Updated at: 11/30/2012 2:53 PM
By: Alan Hoglund
ahoglund@wdio.com

nullA 17-year-old juvenile male is in custody, and a Duluth man is recovering at Essentia Health St. Mary's after being stabbed Thursday night, according to the police department.

Authorities say a 54-year-old man was found on the 10 block of North 65th Avenue West around 8:45 with a stab wound to his stomach.

Initial investigation revealed the victim had confronted a juvenile male who was driving a snowmobile in the alley behind his house, according to a news release. It goes on to say friends of the juvenile came out of a nearby garage and the victim swung an object at one of them before he was stabbed.

The 17-year-old male is being held at the Arrowhead Juvenile Center pending formal charges of 2nd Degree Assault, according to police.