Lyon County Sheriff

Two separate stabbings reported in Emporia Saturday were confirmed by local law enforcement agencies Sunday morning.

Emporia Police Sergeant Lisa Sage confirmed to The Emporia Gazette that emergency personnel responded to a stabbing call around 1:30 a.m. Saturday morning in an unconfirmed location.

The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries, according to Sage. The investigation is ongoing, and more information will be released at a later date.

The second stabbing occurred Saturday night in southeast Emporia in the 1200 block of E. Logan Avenue.

According to a press release from Lyon County Sheriff’s Deputy Nathan Rankin, law enforcement responded to Newman Regional Health around 11 p.m. Saturday night for a report of a stabbing.

Rankin said one person was stabbed during a fight.

“Upon arrival, Lyon County Deputies were advised the victim had non-life threatening injuries,” Rankin said in the release.

The case is still under investigation and the identity of the suspect is not known at this time.

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