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UPDATE: Police arrest one in Lincoln stabbing

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News


UPDATE: Lincoln Police arrested 42-year-old Ealene Quarles in connection with a stabbing that happened Saturday night behind the Kwik Shop near 23rd and Cornhusker.

They say the victim was 45-year-old Richard Farber. He is still in critical condition.

Quarles was arrested for 1st Degree Assault and Use of a Deadly Weapon to Commit a Felony.


Lincoln Police responded to a stabbing near 23rd and Cornhusker Highway around 8:00 Saturday evening.

They say it happened in a homeless camp in the area.

One man was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries.

They say one other person suffered minor injuries, that person ran from the camp to a nearby Kwik Shop about 150 yards away to call police. Blood could be seen through the convenience store window.

Officials say they are still investigating the motive behind the stabbing and what type of weapon was used.

Police say they do not have a suspect, but are investigating potential suspects.

Authorities expect to be in the area for a while and will continue investigating through the evening. The Kwik Shop involved is temporarily closed.

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