An Iowa man has been taken into custody for allegedly stabbing another man at a Missouri Valley gas station early Sunday morning.

30-year old Tyler Jenkins, 30, of Logan was booked into the Harrison County Jail and charged with Willful Injury. Other charges are under consideration and may be forthcoming, authorities said.

At about 2:50 am on Sunday, September 20, the Missouri Valley Police received a 911 call about the stabbing that had occurred at the Shell gas station.

The victim, Dustin Swanson, 27, was sent by private vehicle to Alegent Health Community Memorial Hospital and later life flighted to University Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Swanson suffered several stab wounds to his torso, and was in surgery most of the morning and is currently in stable condition.

The Missouri Valley Police Department, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office, the Harrison County Attorney’s Office and Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation are working the investigation.


Photo Credit: Iowa DCI

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