Indiana Conservation Officers are assisting Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department with the investigation of a stabbing that occurred this afternoon at Grouse Ridge Public Fishing Area.
Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department was notified at approximately 4:30 p.m. by Ashley Horn, 29, of Columbus, who claimed her estranged husband, Taylor Horn, 32, of Columbus, attacked and stabbed her friend. She also claimed that Horn damaged and pushed her vehicle from the parking area.
The victim was flown to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and is currently undergoing surgery for a stab wound to his abdomen.
Horn turned himself in to the Sheriff’s Department and was arrested and preliminarily charged with battery with a deadly weapon.
Both departments will continue the investigation.
All charges are merely accusations and all subjects are assumed innocent until proved guilty.