POWELL, Ohio (WCMH) – Two people were stabbed, and one person is in custody after an incident at the Abbington of Powell Assisted Living facility.
Just after 8 a.m. Wednesday morning the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office was called to the assisted living facility on the 3900 block of Bradford Court after a married couple was stabbed by another resident. Both victims were transported to OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital, the man in critical condition and the woman in stable condition.
According to the sheriff’s office, the suspect also allegedly started a fire in his room. The Liberty Township Fire Department was able to extinguish the fire, which caused minimal damage to the room. No injuries were reported from the fire.
The suspect, who was also a resident of the facility and was found by police outside the building, had no visible injuries. He was taken to the hospital for a medical evaluation, police said.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing.