Fight over ex-boyfriend escalates into early morning stabbing
Editor's note: This story was changed at 9:10 a.m. with updated information from police that said the Ypsilanti Township woman has been arrested and is the suspect in the incident.
Ypsilanti police responded early Saturday morning to St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor Hospital, where two women were reportedly treated for stab wounds after they got into a fight over an ex-boyfriend.
Police responded to the emergency room for a report of a felonious assault that occurred around 4:10 a.m. in the 400 block of West Michigan Avenue, near downtown Ypsilanti and the police station.
After conducting interviews with witnesses and the women, police found that the victim, a 30-year-old Ann Arbor woman, and the suspect, a 29-year-old Ypsilanti Township woman, got into a dispute over a man that both women had previously dated. The argument turned into a physical altercation and the Ypsilanti Township woman pulled out a knife and stabbed the Ann Arbor woman several times.
The suspect also suffered a stab wound and a laceration, while the victim suffered multiple stab wounds and lacerations, the release said. Both women were taken to the hospital in stable condition.
The investigation continues. Further details were not available. The Ypsilanti Township woman has been arrested.
If you have any additional information regarding this case, please contact Detective Sergeant Tom Eberts at 734-482-9878 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAKUP (773-2587).