Suspect caught after stabbing in Phoenix

PHOENIX - Police say a stabbing victim is in extremely critical condition after an attack in Phoenix Tuesday morning.

Phoenix police Sgt. Trent Crump said the victim and the suspect got off a city bus with a group of people around 7 a.m. near Indian School Road and Central Avenue and had a brief verbal altercation. The suspect then stabbed the victim.

Witnesses helped the victim and were able to give police a description of the suspect.

Officers were able to take the suspect into custody, but police said the suspect was not talking.

The victim is in extremely critical condition at a local hospital as of Tuesday morning.

No motive has been given for the stabbing. Crump said the victim is in his 50s and the suspect is in his mid-40s.

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