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Des Moines, Iowa 50319
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For immediate release: Trooper Alex Dinkla
August 16, 2017

Public Information Officer
dinkla@dps.state.ia.us
Cell: (515) 443-6644
Office: (515) 725-6189

Iowa State Fair Incident


DES MOINES, Iowa
-- The Iowa State Patrol and the Des Moines Police Department are investigating a stabbing at the Iowa State Fair.  At approximately 10:25 PM, a 21-year-old male was stabbed near the SW corner of the fairgrounds.  The victim was transported to Mercy Hospital in Des Moines in a critical, but stable condition.  The investigation is ongoing and more details will be released as they become available.

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