Man arrested in stabbing investigation

Man arrested in stabbing investigation in Mt. Vernon

MT. VERNON, Ill. (KFVS) - A stabbing investigation is underway in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.

Multiple first responders and law enforcement were called to 1104 S. 26th St. in Mt Vernon on Monday, June 1 in reference to a person who had been stabbed.

When help arrived, the stabbing victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Mt. Vernon Police said their investigation into the case led to the arrest of 30-year-old Theodore R. Jefferson.

Jefferson was booked into the Jefferson County Justice Center on an aggravated domestic battery charge.

Detectives from the Mt. Vernon Police Department, a Crime Scene Technician from the Illinois State Police, deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department and crews from the Mt. Vernon Fire Department and Litton’s Ambulance responded to the scene.

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