From WCIA, State Police reported that a teenager was sent to the hospital after a stabbing incident at the State Fair in Springfield last night. They say it involved several minors inside the carnival on the the fairgrounds. The victim was a 16-year-old-female. She was expected to be released from the hospital today.
The police arrested a 17-year-old female for the incident. As of now, there is no word on charges. They are saying this was an isolated incident and the Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office, the Springfield Police Department, and Conservation Police are all patrolling the fair.