SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4) – Salt Lake City Police have identified the suspect who allegedly stabbed a man at Pioneer Park on Wednesday.
49-year-old Nathaniel Woody was taken into custody by police accused of stabbing a 65-year-old man around noon on Oct. 12. The man was provided first-aid on the scene before being transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Based on the preliminary investigation, officers believe that Woody and the victim got into a fight when led to the stabbing.
Woody was booked into the Salt Lake County Metro Jail on one count of Aggravated Assault.
Charges are only allegations, and every arrested person is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
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Detective Nielsen with the SLCPD said police received information about the stabbing shortly after noon on Wednesday, Oct. 12, and immediately responded to the area.
Officers found the victim with stab wounds and secured the area for Gold Cross and SLC Fire to provide first-aid. The man was later taken to the hospital for his injuries.
Officers were able to locate the suspect and take them into custody without further incident.
Detective Nielsen said an investigation into what happened is still ongoing.
No other information has been provided.