Police arrest 17 year-old in Hampton stabbing

Posted at 10:45 AM, Oct 13, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-13 19:04:03-04

Hampton, Virginia - Police have arrested a 17 year-old male in connection to a stabbing in the 2200 block of Shell Road Saturday night.

Police responded to the area around 10:30pm and found the victim, a 36 year-old Hampton man, suffering from stab wounds to his upper body in the stairwell outside of the residence.

He was transported to the hospital with critical injuries.

The Hampton Police Division SWAT Team responded to retrieve the suspect, who remained inside the home.

The suspect was quickly taken into custody without incident and has been charged with one count of maiming and one count of use of a knife in commission of a felony.

Police have not released the motive for the stabbing.