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Cedar Rapids man accused of attempted murder

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A Cedar Rapids man has been arrested for attempted murder.

Ronald Gonterman is accused of stabbing another man yesterday afternoon, near Babcock Access, off Swan Lake road in North Liberty.

The Johnson County sheriff says they got a 911 call from a man saying he had been stabbed, but he didn't know where he was. The sheriff's office used 911 mapping to find him in the Hawkeye Wildlife area.

The victim had been stabbed 4 times in the back.

Deputies say he identified Gonterman as the person who stabbed him. The victim also said Gonterman shot at him and tried to run him over with his truck. The victim was taken to the hospital. The sheriff says his injuries are not life threatening.

Investigators say they recovered evidence at the scene.

Gonterman was arrested at his home in Cedar Rapids.

Stay with KWWL as this story develops today.

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