Cased closed in Atlantic stabbing incident


December 12th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Authorities in Atlantic said Tuesday they are no longer searching for a suspect in connection with a stabbing incident that occurred Monday night at 4th and Pine Streets. According to Atlantic Police Chief Steve Green, 27-year old Raymond Cassidy, of Atlantic, suffered a single stab wound to the abdomen during the incident, which happened at around 7:40-p.m.

Cassidy was brought to the Cass County Memorial Hospital and later transferred to Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, for further treatment. Green could not confirm the man inflicted the wound upon himself, due to HIPPA rules, but he did say the incident is no longer under investigation.