JUST IN: Early morning stabbing, one injured

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BLOOMINGTON, Ill.– A man underwent surgery Saturday morning after being stabbed in the neck.

The Bloomington Police Department responded to the 300 block of East Jefferson Street at approximately 3:15 a.m. for reports of a fight.

BPD said during the fight, one man was stabbed and suffered significant injuries. The suspect, Elbert Hawkins, 50, is charged with aggravated battery/ use of a deadly weapon. He was jailed in lieu of $10,035 and ordered to avoid contact with the other man.

The victim was taken to Advocate BroMenn Medical Center. His current condition is unknown at this time.

This article will be updated once more information is available.

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