Newport police are investigating an overnight stabbing near The Brass Ass Lounge.
Police responded an area around the Monmouth Street nightclub after a man called 911 just after 2:30 a.m. and said he was shot, said Sgt. Chris Fangman.
The victim was found nearby in the 600 block of Washington Avenue and taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where doctors determined he was actually suffering from stab wounds.
The man is expected to recover.
Police are still investigating. No arrests have been announced.
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