UPDATE: Man Arrested After Stabbing in North Lincoln

By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News


UPDATE: Lincoln Police arrested 31-year-old Patrick Rice for domestic assault, child abuse, and criminal mischief in connection with Thursday night’s stabbing.

Police say he kicked his girlfriend’s door down at her home near 69th and Vine; her four children were home at the time. Rice and the woman got into a fight and he punched her several times. Police say her 15-year-old son intervened; Rice assaulted the boy as well as kicking the three younger children down a set of stairs. Police say the 15-year-old then stabbed Rice in the chest with a pocket knife in self defense.

Rice was treated at the hospital and released…he was arrested yesterday for domestic assault, child abuse, and criminal mischief.


UPDATE: The woman involved in Thursday night’s stabbing has been released from the hospital.

Police say she had cuts to her ear and her arm.

The man is still in the hospital, no update on his condition.

No arrests have been made, and police are still investigating.

Posted By: Sarah Fili


Police quickly rushed to the scene of a stabbing Thursday night in Lincoln. Police surrounded the house near 69th and Vine after  neighbor heard screams and called 9-1-1.

Lincoln Police say they don’t have much information right now, but what they do know is this:  a man and woman were taken to the hospital with stab wounds. The man was rushed into surgery immediately with life threatening injuries. The woman also had a stab wound, but police aren’t exactly sure what led up to them being called. They say it’s a domestic situation. One neighbor heard the commotion and says it upset the whole neighborhood.

"I was just standing outside smoking when all of the sudden I heard a man screaming but I didn’t think much of it because we have a lot of kids around here, so I didn’t really think anything  of it-  I went inside and about 10 minutes later 11 police cars showed up. It really freaked us out," Emma Heinrichs, who lives nearby, said.

Lincoln Police say they’ll be on scene to investigate for a while.

Several children were left in the house, but a parent is there to take care of them.