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Authorities investigating stabbings near Pontoosuc

Authorities investigating stabbings near Pontoosuc

1 week ago by Jim Dewey

Hancock County Sheriff says two men were wounded Monday night

The Hancock County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate two stabbings that reportedly took place near Pontoosuc late Monday night.

According to a report from Sheriff Scott Bentzinger, two as yet unidentified men, who were in the same vehicle on a county road just south of the Illinois 9 and 96 Junction, got into an argument around 11 PM. The report says that a 43 year old man was stabbed in the chest and was taken to Fort Madison Community Hospital. A 34 year old man was treated the next day at Carthage Memorial Hospital for knife wounds.

Two other people in the vehicle were unhurt.

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