Payette City Hall

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A man has been arrested following a stabbing on Sunday afternoon that sent one man to a Boise hospital.

On Sept. 1 just before 5 p.m., Payette Police, Payette County Sheriff’s deputies, Fruitland Police and Idaho State Police all responded to a call regarding a man with a stab wound at 1326 6th Ave. S in Payette.

According to Payette Police Chief John Plaza, the victim, Todd Kopp, 47, was taken via helicopter to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise with life-threatening injuries.

Inslee Jordan, 34, was arrested at the scene with help from the Payette County Special Response Team, the release states. Idaho State Police took over the investigation and the crime scene, the release states.

Jordan was arraigned on one felony case of aggravated battery on Tuesday afternoon in front of Judge Brian Lee. Jordan’s next hearing will be on Sept. 17.

Requests to State Police for more information surrounding the crime were not returned by press time.

As Kopp is a victim of a violent crime, the federal privacy act prevents the hospital from releasing any information, including if he was a patient there. No update was available from police.

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