Suspect arrested after man stabbed with box cutter

Columbus, IN—A Hope man is in custody after an argument at a Columbus home ended with a stabbing on Monday afternoon.  At approximately 3:50 p.m., CPD officers responded to a residence on 11th Street in regards to a disturbance.  The officers arrived at the residence a short time later and spoke with a man who advised that he was stabbed in the leg by Daniel T. Beeker II, 28, of Hope, after an argument inside his home.  The man stated that Beeker broke out a second floor window at the residence and jumped off of the roof to escape after the stabbing.

Officers located Beeker a short time later near 11th Street and Sycamore Street where he was taken into custody without incident.  The officers noted that Beeker had injuries to his head and face and he was transported to Columbus Regional Hospital for treatment.  Upon his discharge from CRH, Beeker was transported to the Bartholomew County Jail on a preliminary charge of Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury.