Flood Warning

Police Investigating Overnight Knife Attack in Des Moines

WHO-HD

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  Des Moines police are investigating an overnight knife attack.

Officers were called to the 1600 block of 6th Street at approximately 1 a.m. on Saturday on a report of a dispute. The call was then upgraded to a stabbing.

Investigators say two groups were involved in an argument when the suspect grabbed a large knife and began slashing at the victim. Paramedics took the injured victim to Mercy Hospital.

Officers found the suspect a short time later hiding in an apartment nearby, and located the knife under a mattress. The investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.