A grandfather was stabbed in a Michigan park during his grandchild’s first birthday of the park, reports said.
A Michigan grandfather to his grandchild’s first birthday party in a park was stabbed to death Saturday after he approached a man and told him to stop taking drugs in front of the children, reports said.
The police was called Grant Park in new york after receiving calls about a stabbing, WXYZ reported. The grandfather was in the park for a first birthday celebration when he approached a man sitting on a bench and asked him to stop using drugs while the children were playing in the park. The grandfather, who was not identified, was stabbed at least 15 times.
The police came on the spot and held the man’s death. The alleged attacker was then arrested, FOX2 reported.
Witnesses told the Macomb Daily that a “furious” man in the park had attacked the grandfather in front of his family.
“He was furious, he looked like he had the power of the Tasmanian devil,” said Amanda Pasho, who lives on the other side of the street where the fatal stabbing occurred. “My heart goes out to the family of that poor man. I can’t believe that this happened in front of them.”
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Pasho called the see of the attacker is in possession of a machete-like weapon up and dive in to the grandfather ‘ s body.
“(The victim) fell to the ground, he had blood on him,” Pasho said. “He had his arms up to ward off the man from stabbing him. The man put his knee in the guy’s belly to hold him down and put his arm over his face, and began stabbing him with a knife, such as non-stop, just strokes him with the knife.”
Other residents told the paper that the attacker had a box of whippets, cans of nitrous oxide that can cause hallucinations if inhaled.
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