ALTON - Police are investigating the stabbing of a 43-year-old woman early Sunday.
Alton police and paramedics with the Alton Fire Department responded to a residence in the 200 block of Orlan Avenue about 2:30 a.m. Sunday after receiving a 911 call reporting that a female had been stabbed in the chest. Alton firefighters treated the woman at the scene before she was taken to Saint Anthony's Hospital.
Lt. Scott Golike, chief of detectives with the Alton Police Department, said that two women were fighting prior to the one being stabbed. He said the case remains under investigation, but police expect to file charges.
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