One arrested following Tuesday night incident in Lincoln

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[November 10, 2016]  LINCOLN - On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, at about 11:00 PM, Lincoln Police Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Broadway St, Lincoln, IL, in reference to a fight in progress.

Upon arrival, Lincoln Police officers found a 29 year old male subject suffering from injuries consistent with being cut by a knife. The victim was transported by ambulance to a Springfield hospital and is currently in stable condition.

Lincoln Police processed the crime scene gathering physical evidence with the assistance of the Illinois State Police Crime Scene Unit. In addition, Lincoln Police conducted interviews on scene. As a result, Jeremy Fulk (32) of Lincoln was arrested for Aggravated Battery (Class 3 felony) at the scene. The victim and the suspect were acquaintances.

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This investigation is still in progress by the Lincoln Police Department. The arrest charges are merely allegations, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. All reports will be forwarded to the Logan County State’s Attorney for review.

Participating agencies: Lincoln Police Department, Illinois State Police, Logan County Sheriff’s Office, Lincoln Fire Department, and Logan County Paramedics Association.

[AUTHORITY: Paul Adams, Chief of Police]

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