Escanaba man arrested in stabbing

ESCANABA – A 73-year-old Escanaba man was arrested Saturday night as a suspect in a stabbing at a residence in Ford River Township, said state police at the Gladstone post.

The victim, a 44-year-old Escanaba man, was transported to OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba by Delta County EMS, troopers said.

The incident occurred at about 8:45 p.m. (Eastern time). The suspect was lodged at the Delta County jail on felonious assault charges and investigation continues.

Names were not being released pending arraignment in Delta County district court. Troopers were assisted at the scene by the Delta County Sheriff Department and Escanaba Public Safety.