Man stabbed while attempting to retrieve cell phone

KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A man was hospitalized after he was stabbed while attempting to retrieve his cell phone at a mobile home in Kalamazoo Township.

The victim, a 31-year-old Kalamazoo Township man, and another witness told officers he was at a mobile home in the 3900 block of Hilt Lane in the Oakbrook Mobile Home Park attempting to retrieve his cell phone when a dispute broke out and he was stabbed. He then went back to Hillcrest Acres Mobile Home Park to seek medical attention.

The victim was taken to Borgess Medical Center for what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries to the right side of his torso and left shoulder.

Officers obtained a search warrant for the mobile home where the stabbing happened.

After interviewing the residents in the home, officers arrested a 27-year-old Kalamazoo Township man. He is currently being held in the Kalamazoo County Jail.

Once the investigation is complete, it will be forwarded to the Kalamazoo County Prosecutor’s Office for review.

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