Shopper holds suspect at gunpoint until police arrive after 85-year-old is stabbed to death at Meijer

Posted at 4:50 PM, Sep 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-16 22:26:29-04

ADRIAN, Mich. (WXYZ) — Police are investigating after an 85-year-old man was stabbed to at a Meijer store in Adrian Wednesday afternoon. The suspect was arrested after a CPL holder intervened and held him at gunpoint until police arrived.

The deadly incident happened around 12:30 p.m. Much of the details surrounding the incident are still being investigated.

However, police say the victim was stabbed multiple times in the head and neck, and was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim was a resident of Lenawee County.

The suspect, who is in police custody, is a 29-year-old resident of Adrian.

If you have information on what happened, contact Det. Sgt. LaMar Rufner at 517-264-4808.