News From Terre Haute, Indiana

December 7, 2013

One man injured, one man arrested after Saturday morning stabbing


The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — One man was injured in a stabbing Saturday morning at an extended-stay facility in Terre Haute’s north side, police said.

Randall Norton Jr., 21, sustained multiple stab wounds to his back and abdomen, according to the Terre Haute Police Department. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment, police said.

Assistant Chief Shawn Keen said officers responded to the incident at the Statesman Inn around 9:09 a.m. The officers found the 21-year-old male in room 144, with what appeared to be stab wounds, police said.

Two other males, who resided inside the room with Norton, were taken to the Terre Haute Police Department for interviews, authorities said.

Afterward, Anthony Thigpin Jr., 18, was taken into custody on a preliminary charge of aggravated battery, police said.