PARMA - One person is in custody in connection with a stabbing.
New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens said a Lilbourn resident is being held in the New Madrid County Jail in connection with a stabbing Sunday afternoon at a residence on Locust Street. The name is being withheld pending the filing of formal charges today in Division II of New Madrid County Circuit Court.
The suspect was taken into custody at the scene by Parma Police Officers and deputies from the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department.
The victim was taken to St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau where he is reported in stable condition, Stevens said.
Stevens said he couldn't speculate on what prompted the assault.