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Kearney man arrested in stabbing

Brandon Jacobs, 38, of Kearney, has been arrested for charges connected to a stabbing Thursday...
Brandon Jacobs, 38, of Kearney, has been arrested for charges connected to a stabbing Thursday in south Kearney.(Buffalo County Jail)
Published: Sep. 16, 2021 at 12:01 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 16, 2021 at 3:36 PM CDT
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KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) - A Kearney man has been arrested for a stabbing that happened Thursday morning in south Kearney.

Around 9:12 a.m., Kearney Police were called to a hospital for a man with an apparent stab wound. Officers were able to determine that the stabbing occurred outside a home in the 1700 block of 1st Avenue following a disturbance between two men.

KPD said the initial investigation revealed the 40-year-old victim had suffered a non-life-threatening laceration to his upper arm.

The suspect was identified as Brandon Jacobs, 38, of Kearney.

Officers located Jacobs a short time later near the residence on 1st Avenue, where he was arrested and taken to the Buffalo County Jail.

He is charged with 1st degree assault, use of a weapon to commit a felony, felon in possession of a deadly weapon, resisting arrest with a dangerous weapon, and obstructing a peace officer.

Kearney Police Department continues to investigate this incident. If you have any information, you can contact Kearney Police at (308) 237-2104, Buffalo County Crimestoppers at (308) 237-3424, or by using the See Something Send Something App.

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