51-Year-Old Man Arrested After Stabbing In Somerset, Wis.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 51-year-old man is in custody after police say he stabbed a man several times in the abdomen and legs.

Police received a report of a stabbing near the 1900 block of County Highway I in Somerset, Wis. and were told the suspect was last seen walking away from area.

Deputies spotted George Willie Elmore, of Somerset, Wis., who matched the suspect description and placed him under arrest.

According to police, Elmore approached 41-year-old Timothy P. Burdick, who had just arrived home with his girlfriend, in the driveway. Elmore told Burdick he was mad that he had “disrespected” him, produced a knife and said he was going to kill him.

Burdick and Elmore began fighting and Burdick was stabbed multiple times in the abdomen and legs. He was transported to Regions Medical Center in St. Paul.

Police say this was a targeted attack and the public is not in danger. The incident remains under investigation.

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