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Police: Man stabs roommate during fight over messy room

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Louisville man was arrested after he stabbed his roommate during a dispute over the cleanliness of the suspect's room, according to police.

Police were called to the home the men shared in the 1700 block of St. Louis Avenue around 9:45 Monday night on a report of a man stabbed in the abdomen.  The victim was taken to a hospital. His condition is not known.

Investigators said James M. Stephenson, 51, told them he was tired of his roommate complaining about the state of Stephenson's room, so Stephenson grabbed a butcher knife and stabbed him.

Stephenson was charged with second degree assault.

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