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Stabbing under investigation in Bemidji

BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Police Department is investigating a stabbing at Hillcrest Manor Wednesday morning.

Bemidji Police Chief Mike Mastin said the incident occurred around 8:30 a.m. A call came in reporting a fight between multiple people with weapons. Hillcrest Manor is on the 3900 block of Irvine Ave. NW.

Upon officer arrival, the involved parties were not found. A 20-year-old victim was later located and transported to Sanford Medical Center. It is believed the victim's assailant was a juvenile. Mastin said alcohol may have been a factor.

The incident remains under investigation.

Crystal Dey
Crystal Dey covers crime, courts, tribal relations and social issues for The Bemidji Pioneer in Bemidji, Minnesota. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey has worked for the Echo Press in Alexandria, Minnesota, The Forum in Fargo, North Dakota, The Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Florida, the Hartford Courant in Hartford and West Hartford News in West Hartford, Connecticut. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.
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