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Kellie Barry, 31, of Taylorville was arrested Monday morning for stabbing her boyfriend, Shawn Grubaugh multiple times in the arm.

Early Monday morning at 2:25a.m, officers from the Taylorville Police Department were dispatched to Casey’s General Store on East Park Street in reference to a male who had been stabbed. Shawn Grubaugh told the officers he had been stabbed several times in the left arm and left shoulder. According to reports, Grubaugh said he had gotten into an argument with Barry at her home on Oak Street. The argument escalated to Barry grabbing a kitchen knife and stabbing Grubaugh several times. Police say alcohol was a factor and Grubaugh then ran to Casey’s from the house.

Barry was located by Taylorville Police at her home where she was arrested for aggravated domestic battery. Barry had a small cut on her foot and she was transported to Taylorville Memorial Hospital and then taken to the Christian County Correctional Center. Grubaugh was transported to St. John’s Hospital in Springfield and was released early this morning.

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