GRPD: Victim crashes car following stabbing

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A person of interest is in custody after  a man was stabbed in Grand Rapids' Burton Heights neighborhood  Wednesday evening, police say.

It happened around 7:45 p.m. on Burton Street SW near Buchanan Avenue.

The  Grand Rapids Police Department said the victim tried to drive himself  to Mercy Health Saint Mary's. He ultimately crashed on Wealthy Street  near LaGrave Avenue SE, not far from the hospital.

A GRPD lieutenant said the man was believed to be critically injured.

His name was not released, but police said he works for Burton Heights Pizza.

The name of the person of interest was also not released.

The motive behind the stabbing is not yet clear.

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