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[ISP] Suspect In Custody for Stabbing
Start Date: 2/11/2014Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 2/11/2014
Entry Description

Sullivan County--Last evening at 10:40, the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting an alleged stabbing at 635 North Broad Street in Sullivan. Indiana State Police and multiple Sullivan County emergency agencies responded to the scene.

Preliminary investigation revealed a small number of acquaintances had gathered at the Broad Street home. During the gathering and for reasons yet known to law enforcement, a fight broke out between the homeowner and one of the attendees. As the physical confrontation progressed, the homeowner is believed to have been stabbed multiple times with a pocket sized knife. The victim was transported to Sullivan County Community Hospital and later airlifted to Methodist Hospital of Indianapolis for treatment of potentially serious to life threatening injuries.

Victim: Bruce E. Adams, age 56, of 635 Broad Street, Sullivan, IN.

Arrested: William R. Grimes, age 28, Merom, IN.
Preliminary Charges: Attempted Murder (felony)
Battery with a Deadly Weapon (felony)
Held in Sullivan County Jail

Investigators worked into the early morning hours of today processing the scene and interviewing various persons. The investigation is still ongoing and more information may be released at a later time.

The lead investigator is ISP Detective Mike Taylor. Assisting were ISP Crime Scene Investigator Sergeant Kris Fitzgerald, Trooper Erik Smith, Sullivan Police and Fire Departments, Sullivan EMS, Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office and the Sullivan County Prosecutor’s Office.

Contact Information:
Name: Sergeant Joe Watts
Phone: 765-653-4114
Email: jwatts@isp.in.gov
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