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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Police investigating stabbing incident that injured one person

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Police Department is investigating a stabbing incident that occurred Monday (June 20) night sending one individual to the hospital.

MPD officers responded at 10:40 p.m. Monday to the report of a stabbing victim laying in the yard at 808 East 8th St. When officers arrived on scene, they discovered Jeramy Hindlebaugh, 45 (dob 10/23/76), lying in the front yard with a stab wound to his leg. Officers immediately began rendering first aid to Hindlebaugh, who was subsequently transported by ambulance to Trinity Hospital of Muscatine.

As the investigation into the incident continued, officers discovered that Hindlebaugh had been involved in a previous disturbance that had taken place in the 2400 block of Park Ave, and it was during this disturbance that Hindlebaugh received his stab wound. Hindlebaugh then drove himself to the East 8th Street location. 

This was an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public. 

A suspect has been identified; however, no charges have been filed, and the investigation into the incident is ongoing. Anyone who believes they may have information related to this incident is encouraged to call Detective Jeff DeVrieze at (563) 263-9922.

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