Fort Collins man arrested for stabbing

Julia Trowbridge

A man was arrested after stabbing an older man the morning of April 5, according to a press release from Fort Collins Police Services. The victim did not suffer life-threatening injuries. 

The suspect, Cody McGovern, 22, was seen in a verbal altercation with his neighbor, a 61-year-old man, on West Mulberry Street.


After McGovern reportedly pulled a knife on the victim, officers responded to the scene at 11:33 a.m. and took McGovern into custody.

McGovern’s minor injuries were treated, then he was booked into Larimer County Jail on the charge of first-degree assault. The victim was transported to a hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

FCPS asks anyone who has information on the incident to contact Detective Annie Hill at 970-221-6340 or Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at 970-221-6868 or

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