Indiana stabbing: 2 killed, 2 in critical condition

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — One person was killed and three others suffered life-threatening injuries in a stabbing in northern Indiana, authorities said.

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According to WANE and WPTA, the incident occurred shortly before 7:30 p.m. Thursday on Whitelock Street in Huntington. Officers responded to a reported stabbing and arrived to find four victims in need of “immediate medical care,” the Huntington City Police Department said in a Facebook post.

Updated 3:39 p.m. EDT June 24: James Lee Bonewits was taken into custody late Friday morning, WANE reported.

A second person has died from the stabbing.

No motive, nor have the names of the victims have been released.

Original report: One of the victims died at the scene, while the others were hospitalized with life-threatening wounds, police said.

Police are now searching for James Lee Bonewits, a “person of interest” in the case, according to the Facebook post. Investigators described Bonewits as a 6-foot-3, 250-pound man with blue eyes, brown hair and a beard. He may be driving a silver 2006 Chevrolet Impala with Illinois tag DH22225 and “should be considered armed and dangerous,” the post said.

No further details about the victims’ identities or a possible motive were immediately available, according to the news outlets.

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