On December 21, 2020, at 3:03 p.m., Scott County Sheriff’s Office 911 Dispatch received a report that an individual had been stabbed with a knife on the 44xx block of Cedar Valley Lane in Sand Creek Township.
Officers from the Jordan Police Department were the first on-scene and immediately took a 23-year-old Jordan man into custody. Sheriff’s Office deputies located a 23-year-old victim nearby with life-threatening injuries and immediately began providing medical aid with the assistance of Jordan Fire Department and Allina emergency medical personnel. The victim was transported by Life Link air ambulance to Hennepin County Medical Center.
The suspect was arrested on suspicion of First-Degree Assault and booked in the Scott County Jail.
“Our investigators are working hard to obtain answers regarding the circumstances surrounding this incident,” said Sheriff Luke Hennen. “I anticipate that people will have questions about this incident and many of these questions will likely addressed in the County Attorney’s charging documents, if and when they are filed.”
This is an ongoing investigation by the Scott County Sheriff’s Office and no further information will be released at this time.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office was assisted in this incident by the Jordan Police Department, Jordan Fire Department, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Minnesota State Patrol, Life Link Air Ambulance, and Allina Ambulance.
Look for more news on the Scott County Sheriff’s website at www.scottcountymn.gov/sheriff