Lima police search for information on stabbing

By J Swygart -

LIMA — A Lima man was treated for stab wounds Wednesday evening, and police are still piecing together what led to the incident.

Officers from the Lima Police Department responded to Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center at approximately 10:10 p.m. in reference to a subject there suffering from non-life threatening stab wounds. Officers spoke to the victim, Napoleon Smith, 29, who said he had sustained the injuries as a result of being stabbed by an unknown assailant.

Officers learned the stabbing occurred in the 600 block of Columbia Drive in Lima, and Smith was transported to the hospital by a family member.

The events that led up to the stabbing are still under investigation, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Lima Police Department at 419-227-4444, Detective Jesse Harrod at 419-221-5296 or Crime Stoppers at 419-229-7867.

By J Swygart

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