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Brownsburg man arrested for attempted murder of woman in Bloomington

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WISH) — Police in Bloomington have arrested a man after a woman was found stabbed.

Police have arrested 18-year-old Kiandre Owens of Brownsburg in the case.

Police say the 18-year-old victim was found covered in blood on a sidewalk by a passerby just before 8:45 p.m. on Wednesday. She was found in the 1100 block of West 11th Street.

Police say the victim had a “deep cut” to both her throat and abdomen, along with multiple knife wounds to her head.

She was rushed to a hospital for an emergency surgery. Police spoke to the victim on her way to surgery and Owens was identified as a suspect.

Owens checked himself into the same hospital for a knife wound to his hand around 11:15 p.m. After the wound was treated, he was taken by police for an interview, then subsequently arrested and transported to the Monroe County Jail.

He faces a preliminary charge of attempted murder.

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