Hampton teen in fair condition after stabbing

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.

Hampton, IA
Hampton, IA

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.

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