Man stabbed multiple times in Stoughton; suspect arrested, police say

September 20, 2018

A suspect has been arrested for allegedly stabbing a 43-year-old man multiple times Wednesday afternoon, Stoughton police said.

The stabbing was reported shortly after 5 p.m. in the 500 block of East Street. The suspect, Jeffrey O’Neill, 35, fled the area but was found in the 900 block of South Fourth Street and arrested on a tentative charge of first-degree reckless endangerment of safety, police said.

The victim was taken to a Madison hospital where he was stable, police said.

O’Neill was taken to the Dane County Jail.

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