Springfield stabbing suspect in custody, victim stable

    Heavy police presence on West Capitol Avenue. (WICS)

    The victim in a Springfield stabbing is now in stable condition.

    Springfield police tell us they were sent to the 1600 block of West Capital Thursday night for a stabbing.

    The 18-year-old man was found laying in the road with the juvenile suspect standing nearby.

    The 18-year-old had multiple stab wounds to his back.

    At this time, the victim is out of surgery and is in stable condition. His injuries are considered non-life threatening.

    The suspect is now in custody.

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