Incident at Rieger Park Press Release

Press release courtesy of Albion Department of Public Safety

On Sept. 13 at 9:10 p.m. the Albion Department of Public Safety received a report of a fight in Rieger Park. Upon officers arrival they found eight subjects in a verbal argument and one male in his early 20’s that had been stabbed several times.

The victim was air lifted to Bronson Hospital by West Michigan Air Care.

The suspect and weapon were located within ten minutes and within a quarter mile of the crime scene. The suspect was arrested without incident and taken to Oaklawn Hospital where he was treated and released into police custody. The suspect was then transported to Calhoun County Jail where he will be arraigned today on charges of Attempted Homicide.

The name of the victim is not being released pending notification of family. The name of the suspect is not being released pending arraignment.

Additional information will be released when available.

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