Man arrested after stabbing at Country Thunder - New York News

Man arrested after stabbing at Country Thunder

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FLORENCE, Ariz. -

A man stabbed another during an argument at Country Thunder early Saturday morning.

Pinal County Sheriff's deputies say 20-year-old Austin Hansen stabbed a 36-year-old man in the upper back and rib cage during an argument.

Witnesses told deputies two groups were arguing and it quickly escalated into a stabbing.

The injured man was flown to a hospital, had surgery and is in critical condition.

Hansen was arrested and booked on charges of disorderly conduct and aggravated assault.

The festival has become a city of over 22,000 people with 5,100 campsites, according to Brian Andrews with County Thunder.

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