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Lilly Man Charged

Authorities say a Lilly man has been charged after he stabbed his neighbor.

According to state police, 31-year-old Patrick Rourke faces felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Troopers say they were called Nov. 29 for a stabbing at an apartment on Main Street in Lilly Borough.

According to a criminal complaint, Rourke confronted his neighbor about potentially removing items from his apartment.

Troopers say the confrontation escalated leading to Rourke pulling out a knife and stabbing his neighbor in the chest and arm.

According to the complaint, another neighbor heard the commotion and saw Rourke on top of the victim with a knife in his hand.

Trooper say the victim was taken to UPMC hospital where he is being treated for the two serious stab wounds.

At the scene, troopers noted they saw a large amount of blood on the porch and found the knife that was said to have been used in the attack.

Rourke is being lodged in the Cambria County Prison.

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