Man Arrested Following Stabbing in Grants Pass

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A man was transported to Three Rivers Medical Center to receive treatment following a stabbing incident on Wednesday night outside of downtown Grants Pass.

Grants Pass Public Safety arrested Kevin Coussens after officers discovered 41-year-old David Cole had been stabbed shortly after 5 p.m.

Officers responded to the 300 block of SW Burgess Street to find Cole on the ground with stab wounds.

After an investigation, officers determines that Cole and Coussens had a verbal altercation and then Cole was stabbed.

Coussens has been booked in the Josephine County Jail on charges of assault and unlawful use of a weapon.

The incident remains under investigation.

If you have any information on this matter, please contact Grants Pass Department of Public Safety at 541-450-6260.

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