Man stabbed multiple times at hotel in Royal Oak Township on Fourth of July

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Posted at 4:33 PM, Jul 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-04 16:37:07-04

ROYAL OAK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ) — Michigan State Police are investigating a stabbing assault at a hotel in Royal Oak Township Saturday.

On July 4 around 6 a.m., troopers responded to the Baymont Inn in the Charter Township of Royal Oak for a stabbing.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the 49-year-old male victim and suspect got into a fight on the third floor hallway.

The victim was stabbed multiple times, according to MSP. Both victim and suspect left prior to trooper arrival.

The 49-year-old man was found on the Detroit side of 8 Mile at a gas station. He is in serious condition at a local hospital, MSP says.

Troopers are continuing the investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the incident can call the Metro North Post at 248-584-5740.