Stabbing Under Investigation

A stabbing last night in Ashland, Nebraska is under investigation.

Saunders county Attorney Scott Tingelhoff said Derek Smith was hospitalized after being stabbed in the chest. Smith was able to talk with police.

Smith tells authorities that he and another man got into a fight. The suspect identified as Frank Kreeger has been arrested for first degree assault.

The stabbing took place around 10 o'clock Monday night near 27th and Adams streets in Ashland. Kreeger was arrested by Saunders County deputies several blocks away. A knife was found in the victim's yard.

The sheriff said it appears the two men knew each other. No word on the condition of the victim.

The Sheriff and Ashland Police are investigating.

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