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Wheeling Man Arrested on Malicious Wounding Charge

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Wheeling Police arrested Steven Koch of Wheeling early Saturday morning on a malicious wounding charge.

According to police, officers were dispatched to the area of 62-15th street in Wheeling at approximately 5 a.m. Saturday. 911 dispatch told police that a caller had stated they heard someone calling for help.

When officers arrived on scene they found a male in the parking lot of 69-16th street. The victim was covered in blood and had an obvious head injury. He was transported to a local hospital by Wheeling Fire Department.

Detectives were called to the scene for processing when the Investigation led detectives to 62- 15th street where they found Koch.  

He was taken into custody and transported to the Northern Regional Jail. Wheeling Police say the victim is in stable condition.