SULLIVAN COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – An investigation into a stabbing Wednesday morning ended with the arrest of a Clinton man on felony charges of attempted murder and aggravated battery, according to the Indiana State Police.
Dustin Wheeler, 40, was booked into Sullivan County Jail after hiding in a home for more than an hour before turning himself into officers waiting outside.
Emergency responders were called to the home in Sullivan – located in the southwestern part of the state – at about 11:20 a.m. on a report of a stabbing. By the time emergency responders arrived, the victim had already been taken a hospital, police said.
Medics later flew the victim to a hospital in Indianapolis.
Wheeler remained inside the home at first but eventually came out to be taken into custody at about 12:50 p.m., police said.
The case remains under investigation.