New Year’s Eve Party Leads To One in Jail After Salem Stabbing

New Year’s Eve Party Leads To One in Jail After Salem Stabbing


A 19-year-old Shelbyville, In man is in jail after stabbing a man in Salem on New Year’s Eve.

Justice Antle, 19, Shelbyville, was arrested by the Indiana State Police and is is being held at the Washington County Jail on the charge of Aggravated Battery level 3 Felony and Batter Deadly with Weapon Level 5 Felony.


At approximately 12:09 am on January 1, 2016, a male subject, was brought to the St. Vincent Hospital with multiple stab wounds to his body.

The male was at a New Year’s party, when he allegedly confronted Antle about pointing a knife at another person.

A struggle broke out and the victim was stabbed, according to ISP Sgt. Jerry Goodin.

The victim was put into a vehicle at the party and rushed to the Salem Hospital, ISP was contacted by the Washington County Sheriff’s Department to work the case.

The victim was flown via helicopter from St. Vincent to Louisville, to be treated for his wounds.

Goodin said he had no information on the victim or his identity.

Antle fled the scene after the stabbing and was located in a short time later and called  911 after getting to a phone to turn himself in.