Winfield man arrested for attempted murder following stabbing

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WINFIELD, Kan. -- A Winfield man is in jail facing an attempted murder charge after a stabbing early Monday morning.

Around 2 a.m. Monday, Winfield police officers responded to an area hospital where a stab victim was being treated. The victim, 44-year-old Richard L. Phillips of Arkansas City, was suffering from several stab wounds and quickly taken into surgery. His current condition is unknown.

Gathering information from witnesses, police and KBI served a search warrant at a residence in the 700 block of East 8th Avenue in Winfield. There, they arrested 22-year-old Michael Allen Wedd and booked him for attempted second degree murder. He's being held on $250,000 bond.

The investigation is ongoing.

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