WARSAW – Police are investigating a stabbing at a Warsaw bar early Sunday morning.
A stabbing was reported at about 2:15 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Time Out Inn, 1701 W. Lake St.
Officers found a 48-year-old man suffering from a stab wound to the mid-section, according to a news release from Warsaw Police.
The report did not say where the stabbing victim was found.
Officers quickly pieced together witness statements and began searching for the alleged suspect identified as Devon Brown, 27, of Claypool.
Minutes later, Warsaw Police conducted a traffic stop in which Brown was a passenger. He was taken into custody and booked into the Kosciusko County Jail for battery with a deadly weapon, a level 5 felony, and criminal gang intimidation, a level 6 felony.
The victim was taken by ambulance to a hospital in Fort Wayne. His condition is unknown at this time but not believed to be life-threatening.
The investigation is continuing and police say it could result in additional charges and suspects.
Warsaw police were assisted by the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office, Claypool Police, the Indiana State Police, and the Kosciusko County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.