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Two Arrested in Gibson County for Early Morning Assault

Gibson County Deputies were called after a bloody assault victim turned up in the Sommerville area early this morning.

Posted: Nov 3, 2020 9:40 AM
Updated: Nov 3, 2020 4:15 PM

Gibson County Deputies were called after a bloody assault victim turned up in the Sommerville area early this morning.

According to deputies, a man covered in blood knocked on the door of several homes seeking help after an attack.

Once on scene deputies located the victim, before medics helped treat his injuries.

Officers say once they obtained a statement from the victim they were able to locate two suspects near County Road 540 South and State Road 57.

The suspects were identified as 38-year-old Adam Staat of Princeton, and 28-year-old Matthew Weber of Oakland City.

Weber has since been charged with Battery with Bodily Injury with a $650 bond.

Staat was also booked in the Gibson County Jail on a charge of Aggravated Battery and he remains in custody without bond.

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