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Aggravated Battery: On Sunday, February 3, 2019, shortly before 12:30 a.m., Rockford Police officers responded to the 1000 block of Hess Court in reference to a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers learned a 25-year-old male and a 42-year-old male got into an argument. The 25 year old was then stabbed once in the head. The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The 42-year-old suspect, identified as Taiwan Jones, remained on scene and was taken into custody.
The Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office reviewed the case and authorized the below listed charges against Jones.
Taiwan Jones, 42, Rockford: Aggravated Battery with a Knife
Jones was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. The charges against Jones are merely accusations. He is considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.
Sources Reporting A Man Stabbed In Rockford
It happened in the area of the 1000 block of Hess ct.
Sources said a man was stabbed near this location around 12:30 am.
The victim was stabbed in the head.
Unknown on the severity of the injuries.
The victim is approx. 28 years old and stabbed in the left side of his head.
Witnesses said he was bleeding very heavily, possible arterial bleeding.
No suspect information, due to the encryption.