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Man stabbed in Iowa City Monday morning


Iowa City police are investigating a stabbing that happened early Monday morning.

Officers were waved down by a person at the intersection of Burlington and Dubuque Streets at around 12:50 a.m. Monday morning.

The man told police that he had been stabbed during an argument in the Sheraton walkway.

A man who was walking away when officers arrived, was identified as the suspect by a witness.

Police say Sharif Adil Abbas Elkarib, 20, tried to hide the knife in a friend's pocket.  Police recovered the knife from the friend.

The victim was taken to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for treatment.

Elkarib is charged with willful injury.

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