Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News 

A 22-year-old Lincoln man was arrested after attacking a man with a knife in North Lincoln. 

It happened on June 8, just after 6:00 p.m. Police said a 33-year-old victim reported he was outside of his house in the 2500 block of Theresa St. 

When an unknown male stabbed him several times without warning. 

The man would later be identified as 22-year-old Jaivon Phillips. 

The victim suffered a lacerated spleen, punctured diaphragm and various cuts to his body and head, Police said. 

He was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, but is now stable. 

The victim provided a description of Phillips who was located near 24th and Salt Creek Roadway. 

Phillips was arrested for attempted second degree murder and use of a weapon to commit a felony. Police said he told them he "wanted to do something stupid," and he was trying to kill the victim. 

Phillips is listed as transient, but in the Lincoln area.


Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

A 22 year-old man has been arrested after a stabbing Friday evening.
Lincoln Police say they found a 33-year-old man suffering multiple stab wounds in the 2500 block of Theresa Street in North Lincoln.

Officials say he was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries, but needed surgery.
Jaivon Philips is being charged with attempted 2nd degree murder and use of weapon to commit a felony.