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Winter Haven man stabbed outside of bar

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A Winter Haven man is in jail, charged with stabbing and severely injuring another man outside a bar Thursday night.

According to the Polk County Sheriff's Office, 37-year-old Robert Gaskin, Jr. turned himself in.

The stabbing happened just before midnight at Hot Shots bars, at 1300 3rd Street SW.

The victim, 47-year-old James Jackson, is in critical but stable condition at Lakeland Regional Medical Center.

There is no word on what led to the altercation; the sheriff's office says Jackson was stabbed multiple times.

Gaskin is charged with attempted first-degree murder.

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