Detectives Investigate Homicide

May 30, 2013

An overnight stabbing is now being investigated as a homicide. On May 29, at approximately 11:30 pm, officers responded to the 1800 block of N. Country Club for a report of a stabbing. When they arrived, the located two adult male victims suffering from stab wounds. The adult male suspect was reported to be in an apartment at the same location. Officers were able to locate the suspect and he was taken into custody. He is being interviewed; a motive has not been determined. Detectives are currently working to determine how the victims and suspect may have known each other.

Both victims were transported to local hospitals; one of them died as a result of the stab wounds. The second victim had non-life threatening injuries and is expected to recover. The victims have not been identified pending the notification of next of kin.

The detained suspect is not being identified pending the outcome of the interview.



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