A weapon missing from an overnight attack was found when medical personnel were treating the suspect. In this case, the smoking gun was a bloody knife.
Lincoln police were called to the area of 27th and Cornhusker Highway about 12:30 a.m. Thursday to investigate an assault involving three men.
Police say one man was hit over the head with an object. He and another man were found in a nearby trailer park. Another man who was stabbed was found in the parking lot of a motel.
When medical personnel began treating 18-year-old Julian Cutler for a head wound, they found him in possession of a small folding knife that was bloody.
He was arrested for first degree assault and use of a weapon to commit a felony.