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Stabbing and barricaded person reported in Punta Gorda

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Posted at 2:16 PM, Jun 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-25 15:03:08-04

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- One person was hospitalized after a reported stabbing in a rural Punta Gorda neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

It was happening at a home along Bending Willow Court in the Prarie Creek Park ranch community off Washington Loop Road.

According to the Charlotte County sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the scene around 12:25 p.m. for a reported stabbing and barricaded suspect.

Deputies say the scene is now contained.

UPDATE (2:45PM) -- Deputies say a female barricaded suspect is in custody.

The stabbing victim is in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries.