The Delaware Police Department has issued a press release on the stabbing incident that occurred at approximately 3:36 this morning. From DPD:
Police Investigate Overnight Stabbing Incident
DELAWARE – The Delaware Police Department in currently on scene investigating a stabbing incident at Chi Phi Fraternity house, 216 N. Franklin Street, Delaware.
The Delaware County Communications Center received a call at approximately 3:36 am requesting police and medical assistance for a reported stabbing. When officers arrived, they discovered an injured adult Ohio Wesleyan University student. The student was airlifted to the Ohio State University Medical Center for treatment.
An investigation is ongoing; police continue to interview the victim and witnesses to identify potential suspects.
Here is the initial email from Public Safety and the University:
Delaware City Police are investigating the stabbing of an Ohio Wesleyan student inside the Chi Phi fraternity house at 216 North Franklin Street. The student has been transported to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center for treatment. No condition is available at this time. The incident occurred at 3:36 a.m. today. Witnesses report seeing a male suspect in either a blue or green hoodie who fled on foot. There is no sign of a forced entry. No one else was injured, and no additional details are available at this time. Ohio Wesleyan is cooperating in the investigation. The University will provide an update when additional details are known.