Kansas man stabs friend with sword

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Overland Park police say a man is hospitalized after a friend allegedly stabbed him with a sword.

Police spokesman Gary Mason says the victim, a man in his mid-30s, was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after being stabbed early Wednesday in Overland Park.

Mason says the two friends were messing around when it got out of hand and they started wrestling.

He says the suspect, a 26-year-old Overland Park man, got upset, grabbed a sword and stabbed his friend.

The Kansas City Star reports (http://bit.ly/190uY1Q ) the suspect is being held in Johnson County jail on suspicion of aggravated battery that caused great bodily harm.


Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com

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