Kearney Police Investigating Stabbing

Kearney Police Car

At approximately 1:57 a.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2024 Kearney Police were called to an assault and stabbing in progress at a residence located in the 1900 block of W 38th Street. Upon Officers arrival, they observed two male subjects and a female subject outside of the residence. A 47-year-old male subject was laying on the ground and was suffering from multiple stab wounds from a knife to his upper torso. An ambulance was immediately summoned for the injured subject and he was transported to a local hospital where he was treated and released for multiple stab wounds. The female subject was not injured, however the suspect intentionally caused damage to her vehicle.

The second male subject was identified as twenty-three-year-old Chance Sanders, of Kearney and the suspect in the assault, stabbing, and vehicle damage. Sanders was arrested and lodged at the Buffalo County Jail for Attempted Homicide, 1st Degree Assault, Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony, and Criminal Mischief. 

Kearney Police Department continues to investigate this incident. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Investigator Taillon at the Kearney Police Department at (308) 237-2104, Buffalo County Crimestoppers at (308) 237-3424, or by using the See Something Send Something App.