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Man arrested after allegedly stabbing victim in the neck during argument

Link Jacques (Source: EBRSO) Link Jacques (Source: EBRSO)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A man is behind bars after allegedly stabbing someone in the neck during an argument.

Link Lamont Jacques, 23, was arrested early Wednesday morning after EBRSO investigators say Jacques was arguing with his mother when the victim tried to intervene and calm the suspect down.

The argument escalated, ending with Lamont allegedly stabbing the victim in the neck with a knife the suspect had in his possession.

The victim was transported to a nearby hospital where medical staff say one of his lungs collapsed due to injuries sustained during the stabbing.

Jacques was arrested and charged with attempted murder and illegal use of a weapon.

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