Police were called to the 400 block of N. 11th Ave. on Wednesday, October 2nd, just after noon due to the report of a stabbing. According to the official police report, Mindy Reed, 33 of Marshalltown was moving her things out of her ex-boyfriends apartment.
According to the report Reed had broght three other people with her to help move her things, and she also broght a knife. At one point Reed went to go give the victim a hug and stabbed him in the back between the shoulder blades.
When the police arrived Reed stated that she had stabbed her ex-boyfriend in an act of "self defense". However, the report does say that the victim, witnesses, and Reed indicated that Reed was the "primary agressor."
--By 1230 KFJB Reporter Katherine Fritcke