Two hospitalized after stabbing in Sparta

Police say both individuals are in critical condition

SPARTA, Wis. (WKBT) – Two individuals are hospitalized in critical condition after a stabbing in Sparta.

According to a news release from the Sparta Police Department, officers were called in to a residence in the 700 block of East Division Street shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday.

Authorities discovered two people injured upon arrival.

Police say one individual suffered multiple stab wounds.

Both victims were transported to hospitals, one by Sparta Ambulance and the other by Gundersen Air.

The incident remains under investigation, but police say the stabbing appears to be an isolated incident and there is no perceived danger to the public.

The Sparta Police Department will release more information on Monday.