Suspect arrested after eight people were stabbed at a Detroit hookah lounge

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A 34-year-old man was arrested after eight people were stabbed at a hookah lounge on Detroit’s west side early Sunday morning.

A fight broke out inside Taiga Hookah Lounge on the 6700 block of Greenfield at about 4:40 a.m., police said.

The altercation spilled into the parking lot, where seven men and one woman was stabbed and later taken to a hospital.

Three people were in critical condition. Someone also fired a gun, but no one was shot, police said.

A suspect was arrested at a hospital around 8:30 a.m.

It wasn’t immediately clear if the suspect stabbed all of the victims.

Police are still investigating.

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Steve Neavling

Steve Neavling is an award-winning investigative journalist who operated Motor City Muckraker, an online news site devoted to exposing abuses of power and holding public officials accountable. Neavling also hosted Muckraker Report on 910AM from September 2017 to July 2018. Before launching Motor City Muckraker,...
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