POSTED: Monday, December 24, 2012 - 6:30pm
UPDATED: Monday, December 24, 2012 - 6:34pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — A Baton Rouge man is locked up tonight for allegedly stabbing his neighbor multiple times.
The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that the incident happened on Sunday, Dec. 23 at roughly 7:00 p.m. Officers were called to an apartment complex located on the 1400 block of Convention Street and found the victim suffering from the stab wounds.
A witness reported seeing Derek Prince, 30, allegedly stab the male victim during an argument that happened inside the home. Officials could not say whether the apartment was that of the suspect or the victim.
Prince was taken into custody, however, officials could not provide a motive for the attack.
The victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
Prince was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison for one count of Attempted Second-Degree Murder.