Teenager hospitalized after alleged stabbing yesterday afternoon

By Gary Scott on March 15, 2018 at 6:13am

Local law enforcement is investigating an alleged stabbing that hospitalized an area teenager yesterday.

According to reports from the Jacksonville Police Department, at around 2:30 p.m. yesterday, officers responded to Passavant Area Hospital in reference to a 17-year old male juvenile that had allegedly been stabbed.

Authorities say the 17-year old victim was subsequently airlifted to Memorial Hospital in Springfield with non-life threatening injuries.

According to the report, Jacksonville Police are treating this as an isolated incident that remains under investigation.

The Jacksonville Police Department is asking that anyone that might have information regarding this case please contact the investigations unit of the local law enforcement agency by calling 217-479-4630.

No arrests have been made yet regarding yesterday’s alleged incident.