On Sunday, November 20th at about 5:30 p.m., Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the 19000 block of Stacy Road in Metamora Township, to the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, Deputies discovered a male in his 20s suffering from an apparent stab wound. Deputies and first responders immediately began providing first aid treatment to the male, who was later flown by medical helicopter to University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, for treatment of his injuries.

Through their investigation, Deputies identified Clinton Wayne Patrick, age 46 of Metamora, Indiana, as the suspect in the stabbing. With the help of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department, and tips from the public, Patrick was taken into custody on Monday, November 21st, at about 8:00 a.m., at a home in Fayette County, Indiana. Patrick was arrested on the preliminary charges of Burglary as a level 2 felony, Battery with a Deadly Weapon, a level 5 felony, and Domestic Battery, a class A misdemeanor. Patrick was lodged in the Franklin County Security Center with no bond.