Police investigate overnight stabbing in Lafayette

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LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Aug. 7, 2015) – Police arrested a man following a stabbing overnight in Lafayette.

Officers were alerted to the stabbing around 1238 a.m. Friday and arrived at the intersection of 4th Street and Owen Street to find a man had been stabbed. Police located the victim, who was taken to an area hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Witnesses said there was a confrontation between the victim and another man that led to the stabbing. Christopher Scott Fitzsimmons, 35, was arrested on a charge of intimidation with a deadly weapon.