An attack by an acquaintance sent a Sioux Falls man to the hospital Monday afternoon.
Police initially responded to the 600 block of S. Prairie Ave. around 3:30 p.m. for a report of a stabbing, Clemens said.
When police arrived, they found a 46-year-old man with a four-inch cut on his head.
After speaking with witnesses, police believe that after answering the door, the victim was punched by Matthew Dean Pickner, 24. While tussling with Pickner, the victim was hit with an unknown object by another suspect.
In addition to the four-inch cut, the victim suffered two others on his head. He received 24 staples at a local hospital before being released.
Clemens said there are other suspects in the case, but no other charges have been filed at this time. Police believe the suspect and the victim knew each other, but a motive behind the altercation is unknown.
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