Man Arrested In Multiple Junction City Stabbings


JunctionCityPoliceJunction City Police responded to a call in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Around 2:25 a.m. Saturday, police responded to the intersection of 6th and Jackson, in Junction City, in reference to a stabbing.  Upon arrival, officers found four victims suffering from stab wounds. Two of the victims appeared to have suffered serious, possible life threatening wounds, and the two others suffered minor injuries.

Police took a man into custody at the scene and questioned him at the Police Department. After interviewing witnesses to the incident and the suspect, Detectives arrested Jason Babylon(34) of Junction City and charged him with four counts of Aggravated Battery. Babylon was confined at the Geary County Jail without bond pending his first appearance in Geary County District Court. All of the victims were taken to Geary Community Hospital for treatment of their injuries.

One victim was life-flighted to Stormont Vail in Topeka for further treatment of his injuries and was in critical condition. The names of those injured is being withheld pending notification of relatives and will be released later.


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