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Police investigating stabbing in Great Falls - KRTV News in Great Falls, Montana

Police investigating stabbing in Great Falls

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GREAT FALLS -

A man was reportedly stabbed in Great Falls on Sunday.

It happened about about 9:40 a.m. on Sunday.

The victim was taken to Benefis Health System hospital for surgery; he is said to be in stable condition.

According to the Great Falls Police Department, the suspect says it was self-defense.

The victim says he was walking down the street when someone came up and stabbed him in the side.

The suspect - whose name has not been released at this point - told police that the man he stabbed had threatened him with a hatchet, and that the stabbing was done in self-defense.

No arrests have been made in the case as police investigate the circumstances of the stabbing, police said.

Police have not yet found a hatchet or a knife, and are continuing to investigate.

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