UPDATE: Kearney Stabbing Sends One to Hospital, One in Custody


A stabbing overnight leaves one person behind bars and another in the hospital.

Kearney Police Department was called to Centennial Park Apartments in south Kearney around 4 a.m. Saturday after a fight broke out.

Authorities say a 20–year–old Kearney man was armed with a knife and stabbed another 20–year–old Kearney man multiple times.

Officials say the suspect then fled the scene, but officers caught up with him a few minutes later several blocks away.

He was arrested on felony charges of first degree assault and use of a weapon and remains at the Buffalo County Jail.

The victim was treated at Good Samaritan Hospital.

This incident remains under investigation.