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Prosecutor, City Confirm Stabbing

By Staff | Jan 28, 2017

Wetzel County Prosecuting Attorney Timothy Haught has confirmed a suspect is in custody after a stabbing took place in Paden City this morning (Saturday).

Haught released a statement, along with the City of Paden City — via its official Facebook page.

According to the city’s statement, the stabbing occurred in the North end of Paden City around 9 a.m. The city stated that a female subject is in custody, and the male victim was transported to Ruby Memorial Hospital, via medical flight.

Both Haught and the city officials said the incident appears to be domestic and there is no danger to the community.

Haught said the stabbing is being investigated, and he further thanked law enforcement and first responders for “the prompt action.”