Apparent stabbing in city park being investigated

By Gary Scott on March 12, 2015 at 7:22am

Jacksonville Police are investigating an apparent stabbing that happened at Community Park yesterday.

According to a press release, officers received a report of a disturbance at around 3:15 yesterday afternoon. When officers arrived, they were advised by bystanders that the people involved in the disturbance had left the area.

About 20 minutes later, officers were advised by Passavant Hospital staff that a person was seeking treatment for a stab wound that was apparently inflicted during the incident at Community Park. Officers learned the victim was stabbed one time in the back.

Police have a person of interest, and the case remain under investigation. You’re urged to call the JPD at 479-4630 with more information.