HIGHLAND, MI – A 23-year-old man is recovering in the hospital after he was stabbed by his former roommate on Saturday July 21, 2018.
At approximately 2:15PM, Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 3800 block of Cherry Street for a domestic assault in-progress.
A 9-1-1 call was received from the residence reporting that an ex-roommate was at the residence attempting to retrieve his personal belongings. A verbal argument ensued between the two roommates and quickly escalated to a physical altercation.
Prior to the deputies arrival, one of the roommates, who is also 23-years-old, armed himself with a knife. When the ex-roommate attempted to re-enter the residence, he was stabbed multiple times in the chest.
Detectives were notified and responded to the scene. Detectives requested an Evidence Technician to assist them with processing the scene.
The victim was transported to McLaren-Oakland Hospital where he is reported to be in stable condition. The responsible subject was lodged at the Oakland County Jail pending the issuance of criminal charges. Detectives are continuing with the investigation.