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Man stabbed at bar in Johnston City

Police say the altercation took place at Maddie's Pub & Grill (Source: Arnold Wyrick). Police say the altercation took place at Maddie's Pub & Grill (Source: Arnold Wyrick).
JOHNSTON CITY, IL (KFVS) -

Police say a man was stabbed during an altercation overnight at bar in Johnston City.

According to Johnston City Police Chief Vernon Campbell, it happened at 1:50 a.m. at Maddie's Pub and Grill on Route 37.

According to Chief Campbell, Stewart C. Lasswell was involved in an altercation at the bar and received a stab wound to the left area of his chest, below the heart.

He was taken to Herrin Hospital for treatment and later airlifted to a St. Louis hospital.

Edward E. Serna, Jr., 33, of Hurst, was charged with aggravated battery and taken to the Williamson County Jail.

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