1 dead after stabbing in Macomb County

Posted at 10:50 AM, Feb 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-14 10:50:51-05

MACOMB TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A man is dead after being stabbed during a fight with his roommate.

The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office says it happened just after 1:00 a.m. at the Northport apartment complex in Macomb Township.

Deputies found 21-year-old Brian Shepard inside the apartment suffering from a stab wound. He was taken to a local hospital where he later died.

According to investigators, the Shepard was in the apartment with his roommate and two other people.

Shepard and his roommate got into a physical altercation, when he was stabbed.

The 26-year-old suspect was taken into custody. He is currently lodged at the county jail.

The incident is still under investigation.