18-year-old facing charges after allegedly stabbing two teens during suspected drug deal at Esslingen Park

SHEBOYGAN COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Dacota Anton, 18, is now facing charges after allegedly stabbing two people during a drug deal.

Sheboygan Police were dispatched to a local hospital on February 11 for a report of two teenagers who had been stabbed under unknown circumstances.

The two victims had stab wounds to their legs and hands. One victim was stabbed in the chest.

One of the victims told police that they drove to Esslingen Park for a drug deal and that Dacota allegedly got into the vehicle they were in. That's when one of the victims allegedly got into a punching match with Dacota.  The victims fled the scene and realized that they had been stabbed.

The other victim told police that they were purchasing marijuana off Dacota after communicating through Snapchat. During the drug deal, the fight allegedly broke out and Dacota started swinging a knife.

Police made contact with Dacota who told police that he had gone to Esslingen Park to sell Pokemon chargers when one of the victims punched him in the eye and kicked him. Dacota said he felt threatened so he swung the knife.

Dacota eventually admitted to selling marijuana.

He now faces charges of Manufacture/Deliver THC and Bail Jumping. 

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