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Rockford Drug Deal Turns into Stabbing

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A Wednesday morning drug deal turns violent in Rockford.

Police say it took place in the 1400 block of 8th Avenue. The victim, during the process of purchasing illegal drugs, says he began arguing with the drug dealer. The suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed him several times, causing only minor, superficial wounds.

The black male suspect was described as being in his 20s. The victim was treated and released from a local hospital.

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