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Altus assault suspect released from jail

Jackson County, Okla._A man arrested for stabbing another man at an Altus bar over the weekend has been released.

Monday, Jackson County authorities let Jeremiah Wolf go because they believe he acted in self defense.

Police got reports of an assault at Scooters in Altus a little after 1:30 Saturday morning. When they arrived they found a 21-year-old man who was stabbed in the abdomen. Witnesses identified Wolf as the suspect.

Authorities arrested him at a nearby gas station. Police believe Wolf stabbed the other man after a fight broke out between the two.

The victim was taken to Jackson County Memorial Hospital, but no word on his condition.

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