On Thursday, April 9 2020, at 10:42 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the 1400 Block of Southeast Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard on a disturbance call involving a machete. Neighbors had called 911 to report a fight, which evolved into a stabbing. Officers arrived and challenged the suspect, who was still assaulting the victim. They took the suspect into custody and provided first aid to the seriously injured victim. The victim, who had stab wounds to the head, was transported to a hospital by ambulance. The suspect was also transported to a hospital for treatment of injuries. A machete (photo) was recovered and taken as evidence.
Assault Detectives were notified and responded. The suspect, 51-year-old Todd Hike (photo), was released from the hospital and lodged into the Multno