Crime Watch 8

Police in New Castle shoot man who stabbed woman

NEW CASTLE, Ind. (WISH) – Police in New Castle shot a man who stabbed a woman Sunday evening.

According to the Indiana State Police, officers responded to a residence in the 1000 block of Church Street just before 10 p.m. Sunday for a domestic disturbance.

As police arrived on scene, they discovered a woman running from man wielding a large knife. The man then stabbed the woman in the neck at that point police say an officer fired on the suspect.

(Photo Provided/Henry County Sheriff’s Office)

Officers did apply first aid on scene to the suspect, 41-year-old Brandon Flowers. Flowers was then transported to Henry Community Health Hospital and was eventually flow to an Indianapolis hospital by helicopter with life-threatening injuries.

The female victim, 38-year-old Erin Mahin, was also taken to Henry Community Health Hospital and then flown to an Indianapolis hospital, suffering from serious injuries.