Two Men Stabbed; Two Men Taken Into Custody In Calhoun County

Posted at 12:50 PM, Sep 29, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-29 12:50:07-04

PENNFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich- Two men were taken to the hospital last night after being stabbed Saturday night at a house party in Pennfield Township.

According to the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department, a fight broke out at a party on Edgemont Street. A 28-year-old Battle Creek man was found with serious stab wounds to his neck and abdomen. A second victim was also found with stab wounds to the face and arms. He is a 31-year-old male from Battle Creek.

A 27-year-old Battle Creek man, who was the resident at the home, where the party was taking place, claims that he was being assaulted and was knocked to the ground at which time he began stabbing his assailant repeatedly in the neck and abdomen.
The man further claims to have intervened as another party goer was being assaulted and stabbed that individual as well in the arms and face.

Also, a party at a neighboring residence had escalated into a physical altercation.  A 26-year-old Battle Creek, MI man had fired a shotgun into the air to disperse the persons near the residence, however it did not deter the subjects from getting into a fistfight in the roadway.

The 28-year-old Battle Creek man was taken to Bronson Hospital in Battle Creek for his injuries, but he has since been transported to Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo with life threatening injuries.

The 31-year-old Battle Creek, man that was stab was treated at Bronson Hospital of Battle Creek, MI and was released.

The 26-year-old Battle Creek, MI man has been lodged at the Calhoun County Jail for Reckless Discharge of a Firearm.

The 27-year-old Battle Creek, MI man has been lodged at the Calhoun County Jail for Assault With Intent to Commit Murder.

This incident remains under investigation.