A Quincy man was taken into custody on aggravated battery charges early Monday morning.

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Quincy Police were called to Blessing Hospital early Sunday morning on a report of a stabbing.

Officers learned that a 20 year old male had been stabbed during an altercation in the 500 block of Oak Street, suffering moderate injuries to his back and elbow.

An investigation led to the arrest early Monday morning of 26 year old Perry Echternkamp without incident at a residence in the 600 block of College Avenue.

Echternkamp was charged with aggravated battery and lodged in the Adams County Jail.