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Posted on Sat, Jul 13, 2013 : 8:53 a.m.

Fight over ex-boyfriend escalates into early morning stabbing

By Julie Baker

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).

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Sun, Jul 14, 2013 : 11:18 p.m.

Did you guys clear out the dog whistle store or are you making your own these days?

Nicholas Urfe

Sun, Jul 14, 2013 : 10:16 p.m.

The word "ex-stabaganza" comes to mind.


Sun, Jul 14, 2013 : 9:44 p.m.

I'm sure he's sitting back laughing about this felling high and mighty with his latest girlfriend. He's probably cheating on her while she thinks she's got the prize...

A A Resident

Sun, Jul 14, 2013 : 9:35 p.m.

Both of these women sound like loving, caring, and nurturing life-partner material. Could I please have their phone numbers?


Mon, Jul 15, 2013 : 8:28 p.m.

there's a nice monastery in Gregory, Mi. that i can give you their phone numbers need to thank me;)


Sun, Jul 14, 2013 : 8:06 p.m.

Must be some guy?


Sun, Jul 14, 2013 : 8:04 p.m.

Wonder if he was a "baby daddy" and not taking care of his child support.


Sun, Jul 14, 2013 : 1:57 p.m.

Torn between two lovers, feelin' like a fool, Lovin' both of you is breakin' all the rules

John of Saline

Sun, Jul 14, 2013 : 9:42 p.m.

OK, seriously, there should be laws against planting earworms like that.

Dr. Fate

Sun, Jul 14, 2013 : 12:53 p.m.

This situation only makes sense if the man was Ryan Reynolds or such.


Sun, Jul 14, 2013 : 3:09 a.m.

I'm sure it was worth it.

Not from around here

Sun, Jul 14, 2013 : 12:38 a.m.

On the plus side, someone just scored a free suit!

Lauren Erickson

Sat, Jul 13, 2013 : 11:20 p.m.

Fighting over an ex-boyfriend? Must have been a slow night at the hood.


Sat, Jul 13, 2013 : 9:55 p.m.

A2 Citizen - most of Ypsi would be happy if you never cross that line.


Sat, Jul 13, 2013 : 9:41 p.m.

"... the Ypsilanti Township woman pulled out a knife and stabbed the Ann Arbor woman ..." Words of advice: When travelling east the brick road fades quickly from yellow at about US23.

Cameron McLain

Mon, Jul 15, 2013 : 6:58 p.m.

What was your point? I seemed to have missed it. Also, you must not know what the Washtenaw county road commision is, eh?


Sun, Jul 14, 2013 : 8:08 p.m.

The ones leading out aren't much better.


Sun, Jul 14, 2013 : 4:45 a.m.

Why do Pittsfield, Scio and Ypsi expect a2 to fix the potholes leading into their towns?


Sat, Jul 13, 2013 : 11 p.m.

That's funny, I live less than a mile east from U.S 23 and I have yet to see the yellow brick road coming from or to Ann Arbor. In fact as I travel into Ann Arbor the road is the same color it just has more potholes.

Chase Ingersoll

Sat, Jul 13, 2013 : 8:19 p.m.

Sounds like a Detroit City Council Meeting during the Monica Conyers years. I think it is reasonable to blame lead and other toxic metal poisoning for this behavior.


Sun, Jul 14, 2013 : 12:38 a.m.

I'm curious. How does two women fighting over a guy in Ypsi remind you of Monica Conyers' Detroit City Council antics with (against) DeDan Milton, Ken Cockerel and others?


Sat, Jul 13, 2013 : 6:53 p.m.

I've never understood people's reasoning on something like this. "Hey, I seriously hurt my rival for your affections. Now we can live happily ever after."?? How do they think that's going to work for them?

Not from around here

Sun, Jul 14, 2013 : 12:42 a.m.

Probably because he watches TV, see's the "music" video's, and hears the excuse for music. You cannot seriously believe that segments of today's culture are NOT glorifying misogyny, violence and anti-social behavior


Sat, Jul 13, 2013 : 8:12 p.m.

@edredneck, and you would know this because?...


Sat, Jul 13, 2013 : 8:03 p.m.

Wow. I cannot believe you said that.

Gyll Stanford

Sat, Jul 13, 2013 : 6:18 p.m.

He must be quite the catch!


Sat, Jul 13, 2013 : 5:49 p.m.

Yipes. Ladies, no one is worth this!


Mon, Jul 15, 2013 : 8:23 p.m.

u.s., I kinda doubt it.

Usual Suspect

Sat, Jul 13, 2013 : 7:24 p.m.

I am.

An Arborigine

Sat, Jul 13, 2013 : 5:12 p.m.

Hey guys, I'm guessin' these two women are single. And we thought all the good ones were taken already!


Sat, Jul 13, 2013 : 5:08 p.m.

Somebody needs to spend some time in prison.


Sat, Jul 13, 2013 : 4:27 p.m.

Someone doesn't understand the reality that this guy gets to choose who his girlfriend is, isn't locked into someones grasp. Boyfriend, not even engaged. Get angry, stab someone - perhaps a good reason someone is an ex.

Dog Guy

Sat, Jul 13, 2013 : 3:25 p.m.

Knife fight; no winner; three losers.


Sat, Jul 13, 2013 : 3:16 p.m.

No chance whatsoever the boyfriend's already incarcerated, is there?

Ron Burgandy

Sat, Jul 13, 2013 : 2:32 p.m.

Well that escalated quickly.


Sat, Jul 13, 2013 : 2:37 p.m.

Your comments are so misunderstood ron burgandy, lol.

Craig Lounsbury

Sat, Jul 13, 2013 : 1:22 p.m.

".... dispute over a man that both women had previously dated. ' I guess somebody has unresolved issues.


Sat, Jul 13, 2013 : 2:27 p.m.

Craig....seeing that they might be a little nutty if I was the ex bf I think I might just keep my mouth shut

Craig Lounsbury

Sat, Jul 13, 2013 : 1:25 p.m.

I think a nice, in depth interview with the ex boyfriend would be a fascinating read. I encourage Ann to reach out to the gentleman.