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Suspect Arrested After Stabbing In Greektown

April 13, 2019 - 12:26 pm

DETROIT (WWJ) - Police have arrested a 31-year-old man suspected of stabbing another man in Detroit's Greektown Friday evening. 

The incident unfolded just after 7 p.m. in the 500 block of Monroe Street. Despite multiple reports, police say the incident did not happen outside of the Greektown Casino.

According to police, the suspect and the 20-year-old victim were involved in a verbal dispute when the suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim in the chest. He fled the scene on foot, then escaped on the People Mover.

The victim was taken to the hospital and was last reported in critical condition. 

The suspect was located around 11:15 p.m. in the area of Fort and Beaubien streets and taken into custody. Charges are pending. 

The incident remains under investigation.