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Altercation in downtown Fargo results in a non-fatal stabbing and one arrest

Fargo, North Dakota – The Fargo Police Department reports a stabbing incident in the city’s downtown area that took place on Monday. The incident occurred in the vicinity of the Salvation Army premises around noon.

Multiple eyewitness reports detailing a dispute in the area prompted the arrival of law enforcement on the scene. Following their investigation, authorities apprehended 58-year-old Wendell Jefferies on charges of aggravated assault.

The victim, whose identity remains undisclosed, was immediately transported to a local hospital. Fortunately, the injuries sustained, while requiring immediate medical attention, were determined to be non life-threatening.

The Fargo Police Department sought to reassure the public, stating that the individuals involved in the altercation had a pre-existing acquaintance. They further emphasized that this incident poses no immediate threat to the broader community residing in the area.


Jimmy Hathaway

Having spent my formative years in the beloved city of Grand Forks, I eventually relocated to Fargo during my second decade of life. The passion for journalism runs deep within my bloodline, as numerous close relatives have been, and some continue to be, engaged in the field as reporters and journalists. Outside of my professional pursuits, I cherish the moments spent in the company of my family.

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