Multiple People Stabbed While Aboard Amtrak Train On Way To Detroit

NILES, Mich. (WLNS) – Multiple people have been stabbed while aboard an Amtrak train going from Chicago to Detroit, with a stopped scheduled in Lansing. That’s according to our sister station WXYZ.

Rory Gilbert, A passenger on the train heading to Detroit, said police are on the train now, gathering evidence. He said they have been stationed at the Niles train station since 7 p.m.

According to Gilbert, the stabbing happened toward the front of the train; all passengers that were sitting near the front of the train were moved toward the back and questioned.

“There were a lot of police on scene and everyone is being cooperative, no was panicking,” Gilbert said. “We are all just trying to figure out how to get home.”

Gilbert said the train was full with passengers.

6 News is learning four victims were stabbed and the suspect is in custody.

Stay with 6 News we will bring you the latest updates as we get them.

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