The Effingham County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident that occurred in Edgewood over the weekend that sent two people to the hospital. Effingham County Deputies responded to a call at the Edgewood American Legion at approximately 12:38am on Sunday in reference to a large scale fight involving several people. Units from the Illinois State Police and the Farina Police Department also responded. An ambulance was also sent to the scene.
Upon arrival of the responding units at approximately 12:42am, the subjects who instigated the fight had fled the scene. Police determined that three individuals were injured in the altercation, receiving non-life threatening knife wounds. Two of those subjects were transported by ambulance to St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, while a third subject drove himself.
No arrests have been made at this time as the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office continues their investigation.