1 Killed, 1 Injured In Stabbing In NE Columbus


UPDATED: Thursday February 21, 2013 1:53 AM

Emergency crews were called to the scene of a fatal double stabbing in northeast Columbus Wednesday afternoon just before 5 p.m.

According to police, at least two people were stabbed on the 3800 block of Chestnut Ridge at the The Ridge At Chestnut Hill apartments.

A 42-year-old woman was killed in the stabbing.  A 19-year-old man was transported to Grant Medical Center. Authorities indicated his condition was not life threatening.

The names of the victims have not been released. Authorities have not said if or how the victims knew each other.

Neighbors told 10TV News that the woman who was killed was a mother who lived quietly in a townhome apartment with her son.

"We don't know them personally, but we've seen them from time to time," Derrick Wilson said.

Police have not released any details on what led to the stabbing. Detectives were waiting for a search warrant Wednesday night to examine the scene of the attack.

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