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Suspect arrested in stabbing at a Prescott park

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PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) - Northern Arizona authorities say a suspect is in custody in the stabbing of a man at a Prescott park.

Prescott police say 50-year-old Bruce Nahee is being held on suspicion of attempted homicide.

He was booked Monday into Yavapai County Jail in Camp Verde.

Authorities didn't immediately know if Nahee has a lawyer yet.

Police say 46-year-old Eric Paxton was stabbed once in the throat and once in the upper abdomen and suffered a punctured liver.

The stabbing reportedly occurred about 1 a.m. Monday at Granite Creek Park and police say both man apparently were intoxicated.

A woman called police about the stabbing and authorities say Nahee was quickly identified as the suspect and arrested.

They say Paxton is in stable condition at Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott.

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