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NPD investigating Sunday stabbing

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Police Department is investigating a stabbing that happened early Sunday morning on Main Street.

NPD Detective Jerry Ford said at approximately 4:20 a.m., two men got into an argument outside the Dimples nightclub.

The argument escalated into a physical altercation, and during the fight one of the men produced a knife and stabbed the other in the stomach.

The victim, David Lynn Bailey, was transported to Natchez Regional Medical Center, where he was in stable condition Sunday evening, Ford said.

The police are interviewing witnesses, and while they have a person of interest in the matter Ford declined to release the name of the possible suspect.

If an arrest is made, the suspect will likely be charged with aggravated assault, Ford said.