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Suspect Arrested After Stabbing Incident in Sheldon


A Sheldon man is in custody after Deputies responded to a call of a stabbing late Monday night.  According to Sheriff's Office Officials, the incident took place on W. Commercial Street in Sheldon, MO where it was reported that the victim was stabbed multiple times by a family member after a verbal disagreement. Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher says that Deputies were notified that the suspect had left the scene on foot. Deputies were quickly able to get to the area and locate the suspect, who was taken into custody without incident. Mosher said the victim was treated at the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery. The suspect has been identified as 20-year-old Wesley Campbell. On Tuesday afternoon, the Courts issued a warrant charging Campbell with 2nd Degree Domestic Assault and Armed Criminal Action.

Campbell is currently being held in the Vernon County Jail on a $50,000 cash only bond.