Sheboygan fatal stabbing, police standoff; man arrested

Sheboygan Police Department

Sheboygan police arrested a man wanted in connection to a fatal stabbing after a standoff with officers on Friday night, July 5.

The Sheboygan Police Department said, just before 6 p.m., officers responded to the area of 25th and Broadway. It was reported that a 34-year-old man stabbed his 33-year-old roommate.

Neighbors initially helped the stabbing victim before an ambulance took him to a hospital. Despite lifesaving attempts at the hospital, the 33-year-old man died.

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A search warrant was issued for the home where the stabbing happened, and the Sheboygan Police Department’s Emergency Response Team was deployed. Officers tried to talk with the suspect, but he stayed inside the home for several hours without responding.

Eventually, officers used a vehicle-mounted ram to breach the front door and continued to issue commands for the suspect to cooperate. After several minutes, he left the home and was taken into custody.

Location of fatal stabbing near 25th and Broadway, Sheboygan

A charge of first-degree intentional homicide will be referred to the district attorney's office, police said. 

There is no ongoing risk to the public.