Rockford man arrested for attempted murder after two people stabbed near Ogilby Road

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Early Sunday around 12:15 a.m., officers with the Rockford Police Department were patrolling the area of 300 Ogilby Road when subjects were arguing in a front yard nearby.

Officers say they witnessed one subject fall to the ground while the other tried to run away. A K9 officer located the suspect, identified as 29-year-old Andre Cotton of Rockford, and he was taken into custody.

The victim, a 30-year-old male, was rushed to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Another 31-year-old female victim was also treated for cuts.

Cotton is facing the following charges: Attempted First Degree Murder, Aggravated Domestic Battery.

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