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Sawyer County Man Accused of Stabbing Father

Sawyer County Man Accused of Stabbing Father

Updated: March 28, 2018 05:17 PM

Authorities have arrested a Sawyer County man accused of stabbing his father early Wednesday morning.

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Sheriff Douglas Mrotek says a 911 caller reported the stabbing at about 1:40 a.m. It happened at a residence on County Road E in the Town of Sand Lake.

Deputies arriving on scene took a 20-year-old man into custody.

The suspect's 38-year-old father suffered stab wounds to his upper chest area and to his right hand. He was taken to the Hayward hospital and then transported to Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth, which said the victim was in good condition late Wednesday afternoon.

The suspect is being held on $25,000 cash bond and faces possible charges of attempted homicide.

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