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Columbia PD investigates altercation stabbing incident

20 year old woman stabbed in back, suffers laceratin to face. Treated on scene and then transported to TJ Health/Columbia, and later taken to UL Hospital in Louisville, KY. Officers have identified perpetrator. Officer John Dial, assisted by Sgt Tracy McCarol are continuing investigation.
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By Ofc. Josh Brockman, Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department, Chief Jason Cross
On Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at 8:26pmCT, Columbia Police Officers John Dial and Sgt Tracy McCarol were dispatched to the 500 block of Burkesville Street to a reported fight in progress.

Upon officers arrival it was found that during the altercation a knife had been produced and a female had been stabbed.

The victim 20 year old, Chelsea Adams, suffered a laceration to her face and a stab wound in her back.

The perpetrator who is also a female had fled the scene and left Adair County.

Once officers secured the scene. Adair County Ems responded to the scene to treat the Adams. She was then transported to TJ Health of Columbia then later taken to University of Louisville where she is in stable condition. Officers have identified the perpetrator and charges are forthcoming. CPD Ofc. John Dial is continuing the investigation and was assisted by Sgt Tracy McCarol.

This story was posted on 2017-06-21 13:16:03
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