UPDATE: Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa confirms that the stabbing victim in today’s incident is in fair condition Tuesday night.
HAMPTON, Iowa – Law enforcement officers from several agencies are scouring Hampton Tuesday evening, searching for clues and witnesses to a reported stabbing.
While authorities are not releasing any information at this point, KIMT News 3 has confirmed through multiple sources with knowledge of the situation, that the victim is a Hampton-Dumont junior and well-known student-athlete. KIMT News 3 will not identify the victim until law enforcement does.
Officers were seen converging on a block in the southeastern part of Hampton Tuesday evening, and the reported stabbing victim was hospitalized. The Hampton Chronicle is reporting that the suspect is still at large. A patient condition report was unavailable Tuesday evening.
This story will be updated when information is confirmed. Watch for the latest on KIMT News 3 at 10.