Woman stabbed on west side; 49-year-old man arrested

Horicioa Byars (Provided Photo/IMPD)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Police have arrested a man in connection with a Monday morning stabbing that left a woman in serious condition.

Horicioa Byars (Provided Photo/IMPD)

Horicioa Byars, 49, was arrested by IMPD.

Police say the woman was stabbed close to her neck on the city’s near west side in the area of West Michigan and North White River just after 5 a.m.

According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, the woman was transported to Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital.

The woman was with a man, later identified as Byars, in a vehicle traveling down White River Parkway when a fight between the two broke out near Michigan Street. The woman was able to get out of the vehicle but did have a stab wound near her neck.

The man did attempt to flee the scene in the vehicle, but was stopped on South Street near Illinois and Capitol Avenue, where he was apprehended.