Gang fight ends with knife to the head, and suspect on the loose

The search is on tonight for a man believed to have stabbed another in the head during a fight Friday night in Isabella County. According to the Shepherd Police Department, the incident happened at Second and Campbell Street in the village.

Just before 10 pm Friday night, police were sent to the scene after reports of an assault and battery involving a knife. When they arrived they say they found a man who appeared to have a superficial stab wound to the back of his head.

Police learned that the stabbing was a result of a fight involving several people, all of whom fled the scene before law enforcement arrived. Investigators say they have received several tips and are following up on leads to try and identify the suspects involved.

The stabbing victim was treated at the scene.