One dead, one injured in Hope stabbing

Photo courtesy of Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department.

A person is dead after a stabbing in Hope this morning during a family fight.

Bartholomew County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the incident around 7 a.m. today on Scott Street in Hope. Few details are yet available but deputies report that one person is dead and one was taken to Columbus Regional Hospital with what are believed to be non life-threatening injuries.

A person has been taken into custody and there is no danger to the public, according to the sheriff’s department.

The incident is being investigated by the county’s death investigation team, which includes Bartholomew County Deputies, Indiana State Police, Columbus Police, the Bartholomew County Coroner’s Office and the Bartholomew County Prosecutor’s Office.