FORT SMITH, Ark. — One person was arrested following a stabbing in Fort Smith, on Saturday, April 16, morning.
The Fort Smith Police Department says it responded to a stabbing call around 6:15 a.m. in the 1800 block of North 13th Street.
When officers arrived, they found five victims including two adults and three children. They were all transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.
Police say the suspect was arrested shortly after at MLK park and has been identified as 26-year-old Demetric Deshawn Johnson of Fort Smith.
According to a probable cause affidavit, a fight broke out at the home and led Demetric to "go off on everybody" and he started "swinging" at everyone as they ran.
He was arrested on five counts of domestic battery in the first degree with a sharp instrument. No formal charges have been filed at this time, according to the Sebastian County Attorney's Office.
This is an ongoing investigation and further details will be provided when available.
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