One arrested after police respond to report of stabbing

September 20, 2022 | Headlines|Police

PONCA CITY — Ponca City police and Kay County deputies responded to the 800 block of west Otoe at 8:23 p.m. Monday night for a report of a stabbing.

Upon arrival police called for two ambulances and reported that multiple people were injured.

Police report that a 47-year-old male was transported via ambulance to the Ponca City Regional Airport and airlifted from there to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kan. where he is listed in stable condition.

A second subject, a 29-year-old male, was transported to Alliance Health with a head injury and multiple lacerations after reportedly being hit in the head with a baseball bat.

Police determined that a female was also assaulted.

Police arrested 29-year-old Corey Jameson Hackett on complaints of domestic strangulation and child endangerment. The incident is still under investigation.

Hackett’s criminal record includes battery assault on a police officer. That charge was filed on March 3, 2021. Two other charges were dismissed. On April 1, 2022 Hackett entered a no contest plea to the charge and was sentenced five years in prison with all but 12 weekends in the county jail suspended. He last served a weekend on Aug. 1.