Man arrested for Hamilton stabbing

Michael Barnes (Source: Hamilton Police)
Michael Barnes (Source: Hamilton Police)

Posted by Trina Edwards - email

HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - A man has been arrested for a stabbing in Hamilton.

It happened around 3:15 a.m. in the 100 block of North Seventh St.

Police say Michael Scott Barnes, 40, stabbed Christopher Lakes, 36, several times in the back during an argument. Barnes fled the scene but was arrested a short time later at Sixth and Dayton streets.

The victim was taken to University Hospital. His condition is unknown.

Barnes has been charged with felonious assault and also had four outstanding bench warrants.

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