Paducah man charged with assault after man injured with knife

Jay Bledsoe (Source: Paducah Police Department)
Jay Bledsoe (Source: Paducah Police Department)

PADUCAH, Ky. (KBSI) – A Paducah man faces an assault charge after police say he cut another person with a knife during an argument.

Jay Bledsoe, 33, of Paducah is charged with assault 1st degree.

Paducah police officers responded to 711 North 7th Street after receiving a call reporting a physical disturbance.

Officers found a man who was bleeding from apparent knife wounds.

Detectives responded to the scene and interviewed multiple people.

Police say Bledsoe pulled out a knife and cut the victim multiple times while both were in a fight on the balcony of the home.

The victim was taken to a local hospital for non-life-threatening medical treatment.

Bledsoe was booked into the McCracken County Regional Jail.

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