Bystanders rescue woman being stabbed, victim and suspect hospitalized

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. -- A woman who was being stabbed was rescued by bystanders early Monday morning, according to Michigan City Police. Both the victim and the suspect were taken to the hospital.

Police were called to the 1000 block of E. Michigan Boulevard around 3:30 a.m. Monday for reports of someone being stabbed.

When police arrived, they found two people with significant injuries.

The preliminary investigation revealed the victim, a 55-year-old Michigan City resident, was outside the residence when the suspect approached her.

The two engaged in a brief conversation before she was stabbed multiple times, reports said.

A group of people in the area came to the victim's aid.

The victim was taken to the hospital with multiple stab wounds.

The suspect, a 67-year-old man from Michigan City, was transported to the hospital with head injuries.

Police said the injuries to the victim and the suspect appeared to be non-life-threatening.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing. If you have any information or have video surveillance or cell phone video, please contact Detective Corporal Marty Corley at (219) 874-3221; Extension 1073 or at [email protected].

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