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Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for his conviction on a charge related to a stabbing on New Year's Day.

24-year-old Brandon Cunningham was originally charged with second-degree assault, but in March he entered into a plea agreement and entered a guilty plea to a felony harassment charge. He had been held on $200,00 bail.

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According to the criminal complaint, Cunningham was arrested at his apartment after investigators identified him as the person who allegedly stabbed another man with a "ninja knife" after the victim and the Cunningham got into an argument. Rochester Police learned of the stabbing when the staff at the St. Marys Hospital Emergency Department contacted police and were told the victim was undergoing emergency surgery.

The 28-year-old man told investigators he remembered calling an acquaintance and "then he became unconscious and woke up in the hospital." The criminal complaint says he described his physical condition as serious "and he had two surgeries to deal with the stab wound and resulting complications."

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