Apr 01, 2024

Kearney man arrested after early Saturday morning knife attack

Posted Apr 01, 2024 8:00 PM
Chance Sanders (Courtesy of Buffalo County Jail)
Chance Sanders (Courtesy of Buffalo County Jail)

Kearney Police Department

At approximately 1:57 a.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2024 Kearney Police were called to an  assault and stabbing in progress at a residence located in the 1900 block of W 38th Street. 

Upon Officers arrival, they observed two male subjects and a female subject outside of the  residence. A 47-year-old male subject was laying on the ground and was suffering from  multiple stab wounds from a knife to his upper torso. An ambulance was immediately summoned for the injured subject and he was transported to a local hospital where he was  treated and released for multiple stab wounds. The female subject was not injured, however  the suspect intentionally caused damage to her vehicle.  

The second male subject was identified as twenty-three-year-old Chance Sanders, of Kearney  and the suspect in the assault, stabbing, and vehicle damage. Sanders was arrested and  lodged at the Buffalo County Jail for Attempted Homicide, 1st Degree Assault, Use of a Weapon  to Commit a Felony, and Criminal Mischief. 

Kearney Police Department continues to investigate this incident. Anyone with information  about this incident is asked to contact Investigator Taillon at the Kearney Police Department at  (308) 237-2104, Buffalo County Crimestoppers at (308) 237-3424, or by using the See  Something Send Something App.