Teen stabbed in Franklin

Franklin Police are searching for the suspect in an alleged stabbing that took place early Wednesday morning inside of a city park. A spokesperson with the Franklin Police Department says that officers responded to the scene, in the 100 block of Washington Street, at 2:12 a.m.

Officers reported finding 19-year-old Christopher L. Jones suffering from three stab wounds to his abdominal area. Witnesses told police that the stabbing took place at Scott Park after Jones intentionally met with his alleged assailant to settle a dispute over a mutual female acquaintance. The witnesses say that a fight eventually broke out, which led to the stabbing. Investigators say they have identified a suspect whom they are looking for.

Franklin Police are asking for anyone with information in this case to come forward. You are asked to contact Detective Sergeant John Borges at (317) 346-1142. Tips and information can be left anonymously.