Man arrested in Sun Prairie stabbing that injured two people

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. — Police have arrested a 29-year-old Madison man they described as a suspect in a stabbing in Sun Prairie early Tuesday morning that left two people injured.

In a news release Wednesday evening, the Sun Prairie Police Department said investigators arrested the man earlier Wednesday on tentative charges of mayhem and first-degree recklessly endangering safety.

The stabbing happened at a home on Jones Street around 2:50 a.m. Tuesday. Two people were hospitalized, one with life-threatening injuries and one with non-life-threatening injuries.

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As of Wednesday evening, one of the victims remains in the hospital but has been stabilized, Sun Prairie Police Lt. Ryan Cox told News 3 Now in an email.

Police say the attack was not believed to be random.

News 3 Now is not naming the suspect at this time as part of a policy not to name people accused of crimes until they have been formally charged in court. Click here to learn more about the policy. He is currently being held in the Dane County Jail.