Argument over Magic the Gathering card game leads to stabbing

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ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KMSP) – A 31-year-old St. Cloud man is facing assault charges after allegedly stabbing a 20-year-old man seven times over an argument during a Magic the Gathering card game early Friday morning, according to St. Cloud police.

Around 12:06 a.m., police responded to the 1200 block of St. Germain Street E on a report of a stabbing.

Elijia Dale Creech called 911, saying he stabbed a man at his apartment and he was dying.

Investigators learned the two men were playing Magic the Gathering trading card game when an argument broke out.

The discussion escalated and led to Creech hitting the man in the face with a rubber mallet and stabbing him seven times.

The victim had stab wounds all around his neck and also on his cheek. Full Story »