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Man seriously injured in stabbing at Denver's Cheesman Park

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Posted at 3:35 PM, Apr 15, 2024

DENVER — The Denver Police Department is investigating after a man was seriously injured in a stabbing at Cheesman Park Sunday evening.

Officers were dispatched to the park, located at 1599 E. 8th Avenue, around 9:32 p.m. Sunday for reports of a stabbing. When officers arrived, witnesses pointed them to the suspect, identified as 43-year-old Dustin Ronfeldt.

The victim — only identified as an adult male — was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Ronfeldt is being held for investigation of first-degree assault with a deadly weapon.

Denver police said Ronfeldt and the victim did not know each other. Investigators are looking into the circumstances surrounding the stabbing.

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