Man charged in stabbing after fight in Carbondale

Derrick L. Jones of Carbondale (Source: Carbondale PD)
Derrick L. Jones of Carbondale (Source: Carbondale PD)

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - Police are investigating a stabbing after a fight Thursday night in Carbondale.

Derrick L. Jones of Carbondale Jones was charged with  aggravated battery, unlawful use of weapons by a felon, and a warrant. 

On Thursday at 9:25 p.m. Carbondale Police responded to the 700 block of South Lewis Lane about a report of several people fighting.

Police found a stabbing victim and sought medical assistance for him.

Jones was found at a nearby apartment and was arrested.

According to Carbondale police, the victim's wounds were not life threatening, but he was later taken to a St. Louis hospital for treatment.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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