Arrest made in Sullivan stabbing

William R. Grimes - Provided Photo
William R. Grimes - Provided Photo

SULLIVAN, Ind (WTHI) – UPDATE 2/11: Indianapolis hospital officials confirm Bruce Adams is listed in fair but stable condition.


One person is hospitalized, and another is behind bars in connection with a stabbing in Sullivan County.

Indiana State Police tell News 10 it happened just after 10:30 Monday night at 635 North Broad Street in Sullivan.

A preliminary investigation finds that, for an unknown reason, a fight broke out between the homeowner and a small group of people that had gathered at the residence.

The homeowner, Bruce Adams, 56, was reportedly stabbed several times with a pocket sized knife.

Adams is now in an Indianapolis hospital with potentially life threatening injuries.

Police have arrested William Grimes, 28, of Merom.

He faces preliminary charges of attempted murder, and battery with a deadly weapon.

He’s being held in the Sullivan County jail.

An investigation continues. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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