Man arrested in Sullivan County stabbing

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One man is under arrest after a late night attack in Sullivan.

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call around 10:40 Monday night, talking about an alleged stabbing at 635 North Broad Street in Sullivan.

Indiana State Police and several Sullivan County emergency agencies went to the scene. A preliminary investigation revealed a small number of acquaintances had gathered at the Broad Street home. During the gathering, a fight broke out between the homeowner and one of the attendees. During that fight, the homeowner is believed to have been stabbed multiple times with a pocket sized knife.

The victim, 56-year-old Bruce E. Adams, was transported to Sullivan County Community Hospital and later airlifted to Methodist Hospital of Indianapolis to be treated for potential life threatening injuries.

Authorities arrested 28-year-old William R. Grimes of Merom, Indiana on preliminary charges of attempted murder, battery with a deadly weapon.  Grimes is being held in the Sullivan County Jail.