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Adams County judge stabbed in Denver over the weekend

Posted at 10:06 AM, Aug 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-20 13:38:36-04

DENVER — An Adams County judge was stabbed over the weekend in Denver.

Denver police said they responded to a stabbing at E. 12th Avenue and Dexter Street on Sunday evening. Police initially said one person was transported to a hospital.

On Monday, Rob McCallum, Colorado judicial spokesman, confirmed that Adams County Magistrate Judge David Blackett was the person stabbed in the incident.

Denver police said they are working to identify a suspect.

Blackett is expected to survive the injuries, police said.

Anybody with information on this incident can anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.