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Man arrested in connection with Jefferson Boulevard stabbing

Posted: 6:46 PM, Oct 03, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-04 13:08:48-04

One man is in custody following a stabbing that left one person injured in downtown Lafayette.

The stabbing happened on Jefferson Boulevard near the Downtown Lafayette sign. Police arrived shortly after 5:39 p.m. and found a 31-year-old man with a stabbing wound to his upper body.

He was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay.

Police say 31-year-old William Jenkins used a box cutter to stab the victim.

Jenkins was located and questioned before being arrested.

He was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center with aggravated battery.