BUCHANAN TOWNSHIP, MI – On Friday October 16th, 2020, at approximately 8:23PM, Berrien County Dispatch received a 911 call of a stabbing.
MSP Niles Post personnel and a Sergeant from the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office responded.
The victim was found after he fled to a neighbor’s residence. The victim advised he was stabbed by his wife in the lower leg after an argument.
First aid and a tourniquet were used to control the bleeding until SMCAS arrived and transported the victim to an area hospital. The suspect was found at the crime scene and was arrested. Troopers collected evidence at the scene and located the knife the suspect attempted to throw into the river.
The victim is in stable condition.
The suspect was arrested for assault with intent to commit great bodily harm, domestic violence, evidence tampering and refusing to provide a DNA sample. No names will be released until after the arraignment of the suspect.
MSP Niles was assisted by the Berrien County Dispatch, Berrien County Sheriff’s Office and good neighbors in their community.