UPDATE, 8:12 p.m.: Police report the victim in the stabbing has died.
UPDATE, 9:37 p.m.: Officers immediately began performing lifesaving efforts to the victim when they arrived on the scene. Paramedics and firefighters took the victim to the hospital, where he died.
The suspect ran after the stabbing, according to witnesses. Officers, including members from the SLCPD K9 Squad, swarmed the area in search efforts. At 5:55 p.m. a patrol officer saw a man who matched the suspect’s description, arrested him, and took him to the Public Safety Building for questioning.
While the motive is unknown at this time, SLCPD reports an argument between the suspect and victim occurred just before the stabbing.
The medical examiner’s office will conduct an autopsy on the victim to determine the official cause and manner of death.
ORIGINAL POST: SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) — One person is reportedly in critical condition after a stabbing in the 1800 block of S. Redwood Rd., according to Salt Lake City Police.
The suspect in the stabbing is reportedly in custody. It is currently unclear how or why the stabbing took place.
ABC4 News has crews on the scene and will update this post as more information becomes available.