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Suspect identified in Monday stabbing
Authorities searching for Shannon Joe Head
Shannon Joe Head
Shannon Joe Head

The suspect and victim in a stabbing Monday morning have been identified.

Shortly after 10 a.m. Monday, Ignacio Radats-Delgado was stabbed by 35-year-old Shannon Joe Head of Gainesville, according to Deputy Nicole Bailes with the Hall County Sheriff’s Office.

A warrant for Head was obtained for aggravated assault. His whereabouts are still unknown.

The sheriff’s office is seeking assistance in locating him. Contact Hall County Criminal Investigations at 770-531-6879 with information, or call 770-503-3232 to remain anonymous.

Deputies responded to the call Monday in the 1300 block of East Ridge Road regarding a dispute in progress. During the course of the call, the dispute escalated to a stabbing.

Radats-Delgado sustained non-life threatening injuries to his abdomen and was transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center.