Du Quoin police investigate stabbing

6 pm Headlines 9/19

DU QUOIN, IL (KFVS) - The Du Quoin Police Department reports a man is recovering after he was stabbed late Friday night.

Police confirm 45-year-old Raymond Eugene Mercker Jr. was stabbed on West Main Street.

Mercker's cousin Stephanie Willce says Mercker was walking to a hotel on the 400 block of West Main Street when the incident occurred.

Mercker was transferred to a St. Louis hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The Du Quoin Police Department reports the stabbing is still under investigation.

No word yet on if anyone has been arrested in this case.

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