One person was arrested after a road rage incident Tuesday night in Jefferson City.
According to Jefferson City Police Department reports, a call received at 7:31 p.m. indicated an assault had occurred in the 200 block of Vista Road.
Responding officers located a 24-year-old male suffering from a stab wound to the chest. The victim was coherent and able to speak with officers. The initial investigation determined that a disturbance occurred after a road rage incident near West Main Street and Dix Road.
"It appears that the suspect followed the victim to the assault location," said JCPD spokesman Lt. David Williams. "During the roadside disturbance, the suspect produced an edged weapon. Witnesses on scene were able to obtain photographs and a vehicle description to share with officers."
Williams said based on that information, officers were able to locate the suspect at his residence. The suspect, a 28-year-old Jefferson City resident, was taken into custody while seated in the suspect vehicle.
The suspect was transported to the police station for an interview. During that interview, the suspect allegedly admitted his involvement in the disturbance and being armed with a knife. He was then taken to the Cole County Jail for holding and is facing possible felony charges of first-degree assault and armed criminal action. The suspect's name is being withheld until formal charges are filed.
Williams said the victim was transported to University Hospital in Columbia for treatment. He was listed Wednesday morning in stable condition.