Suspect Stabs Self When Police Try to Serve Warrant

Wheeling police went to 639 Glenhite Ave. on Monday to serve an unspecified warrant but ended up treating the suspect for self-inflicted stab wounds.

According to a police report, at 4:55 p.m., officers arrived at the home and made contact with an unidentified suspect who immediately fled into another room and began cutting himself.

Officers said they intervened and administered first aid to stop the bleeding before Wheeling Fire Department personnel arrived and transported the man to the hospital where he underwent surgery for the injuries.

No charges have been filed.