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2 require surgery after being stabbed in Chippewa County

Chippewa County (WQOW) – Two people required surgery after being stabbed early Sunday morning in Chippewa County.

According to Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk, the stabbings happened at 1:22 a.m. Sunday at a home in the town of Wheaton.

When deputies arrived, they found two people laying on the floor in a home with stab wounds to the chest.

Kowalczyk said Joey Moldrem stabbed them both during a fight.

When deputies were at the home they also found THC and drug paraphernalia.

Both victims were transported to the hospital. One of the victims had what Kowalczyk called “life-saving surgery.” The other victim also had surgery. Both surgeries were for stab wounds to the chest.

The suspect, Joey Moldrem, was arrested for two counts of substantial battery, probation violation, possession of THC and possession of drug paraphernalia.



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