Johnson City Police Department Capt. Mike Street said the victim, Quinton Rogers, told medical staff he did not want police called, but hospitals are required by law to report violent injuries.
Rogers was in surgery when police arrived and was incapacitated afterward late Wednesday night, leaving investigators unable to talk with him. Hospital staff told detectives it would this afternoon at the earliest before Rogers could be interviewed, Street said.
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