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One Dead, One Hurt in Stabbing at Florence Pub

One man is dead and another is injured after a large fight broke out at Papa's Pub, Florence Police said.

Officers responded to the tavern at 290 Main Street at around 1:40 a.m. Sunday after receiving a report of a fight involving a large number of people. 

Police found two people stabbed and one person struck multiple times in the face.

One man was dead at the scene.

He was later identified as Stephen J. Dodson, 31, of Jonesville (an unincorporated community in Grant County).

Another stabbing victim was transported to University of Cincinnati Medical Center where he is reported to be in stable condition.

No arrests have been announced.

Florence Police continue to investigate and ask for anyone with information to contact the department.

-Staff report

Top photo by Patricia A. Scheyer for RCN

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Stephen Dodson (provided)