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Man stabbed trying to calm late-night disturbance

Posted at 12:00 PM, Apr 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-11 20:25:14-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Police are investigating a weekend altercation that left one man with a stab wound.

Fort Myers police say the incident took place after 1 a.m. Sunday in the downtown area.

A group of men were allegedly causing a disturbance. The victim told police he tried to calm the situation and was stabbed in the abdomen by the suspect identified as William Kenney.

The victim reportedly entered a nearby bar and called 911and was taken to Gulf Coast Medical Center for treatment.

Monday around 12:30 PM, Fort Myers Police arrested Kenney for the charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.