Suspect in Custody for Stabbing Two people in Bismarck

Authorities say LaPointe knew the victims.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Police say a suspect is in custody following an assault in Bismarck that left two people with serious injuries.

Sgt. Cody Berger said officers responded to a home about 1 a.m. Friday where two people had been stabbed. They were taken to the hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

Police set up a perimeter in the neighborhood to search for the man suspected of causing the injuries.

Berger says 32-year-old Marcus LaPointe was arrested about 5 a.m. after a person called police to report someone was pounding on their door and trying to get inside.

Authorities say LaPointe knew the victims. He is being held in the Burleigh County Jail.

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