Two arrested after attempted homicide in Ripon, including victim
RIPON, Wis. (WBAY) - Ripon police say a man who was stabbed and beaten and the man accused of trying to kill him are both in custody following their fight over the weekend.
Police were called about a violent disturbance on the 700-block of W. Thorne St. shortly after 4:30 Saturday morning. Officers found a 45-year-old and 35-year-old fighting and separated them.
Police say the older man came to the victim’s home, where they got into a fight. The 35-year-old had been stabbed once in the abdomen and beaten several times in the head with a pipe. Police said there was significant bleeding from his head.
Both men were taken to a hospital for injuries before going to the Fond du Lac County jail.
Police are seeking a charge of attempted first-degree intentional homicide against the 45-year-old.
The 35-year-old was taken into custody for two outstanding warrants.
The men aren’t being identified since they aren’t formally charged. Police didn’t say what their dispute was about.
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