Woman Stabbed in her Home During Argument

Des Moines police investigate stabbing near MLK and Franklin. (WHO-HD)

Des Moines police investigate stabbing near MLK and Franklin. (Stephanie Moore/WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines police are investigation a stabbing that happened Wednesday afternoon in the MLK Pkwy and Franklin Ave. area.

Police were called just before 3:00 p.m. by a witness who saw the female victim of the stabbing walking down the street. Officials located her at 1928 Jefferson and she was taken to Mercy Hospital. The victim, who is in her mid-50s, is in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries.

Police have identified a suspect in the case and say she knew the victim, but have not released her name yet.

The stabbing happened at the victim’s home during an argument.

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