Police investigating stabbing, shootings

Mason McClure

Mason McClure

Carthage police had a busy couple of days on Sunday and Monday, with a subject who shot himself in his home on Sunday afternoon and a stabbing at a home early Monday.
Carthage Police Chief Greg Dagnan said the victims in these unrelated incidents seemed likely to survive as of Monday evening, and officers were still looking for suspects in the Monday stabbing.

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