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Posted on: August 22, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Domestic Disturbance & Stabbing 08/22/2020

At 4:11 a.m. this morning on 08/22/2020 the Hays Police Department received a 911 call about a disturbance in the 200 block of west 15th Street.  Upon officers arrival they learned that a 22 year old man later identified as John Jones had broken into a residence of a female acquaintance while brandishing a knife.  Jones reportedly attacked a 21 year old male and the 21 year old female acquaintance inside the residence.  The male victim grabbed a knife and defended the occupants of the home.  During the attack the 21 year old male and female sustained non-life threatening injuries.  Jones sustained injuries to his face and a large cut to his lower leg.  Hays Police Officer, Mason Seery placed a tourniquet onto Jones’s leg to aid in stopping the bleeding.  Jones was transported to the hospital for treatment. This investigation continues and there is no further danger to the community.  John Jones has been arrested for attempted murder and is considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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