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February 11, 2014

Sullivan man hospitalized after stabbing

A Sullivan man has been hospitalized with stab wounds after a Monday night fight at his residence.

Bruce E. Adams, 56, was stabbed multiple times by a suspect with a pocket knife, according to Indiana State Police.

The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call after a fight broke out between Adams and a man who was among acquaintances gathered at Adams’ home in the 600 block of North Broad Street in Sullivan.

Adams was transported to the Sullivan County Community Hospital and later airlifted to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis for treatment of serious injuries. He remained under observation this morning.

Police arrested William R. Grimes, 28, of Merom, on preliminary charges of attempted murder and battery with a deadly weapon. He is being held in the Sullivan County Jail.

 ISP investigators worked into the early morning hours today to process the scene and conduct interviews. No additional information is being released about the incident.

Lead investigator ISP Detective Mike Taylor is being assisted by ISP crime scene investigator Kris Fitzgerald, Trooper Erik Smith, Sullivan police and fire departments, Sullivan EMS, and the Sullivan County sheriff’s and prosecutor’s offices.


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