RILEY COUNTY – Law enforcement authorities are investigating an attempted murder in Manhattan and have identified the victim.
Dispatch sent EMS to the scene. First responders felt that the victim identified as Anthony Williams Jr., 29, Manhattan, was suffering from wounds consistent with being stabbed not a fall.
Williams was transported to Via Christi by EMS in critical condition, according to police.
The RCPD has developed two suspects in the case. They do not believe the public to be at risk.
Riley County Dispatch received a call at approximately 10:15 PM on June 15, 2017 regarding a man who fell down and was possibly injured in the 1000 block of Fremont St. EMS was dispatched to the scene, and when they arrived, felt that the injuries sustained by the male were inconsistent with a fall. Riley County Police Department responded to the scene and are working the incident as an attempted murder. There is no suspect at this time. However, we do not believe the public to be at risk.
The male was transported to Via Christi by EMS in critical condition.
If the public has any information regarding this case, please call in to dispatch at 785-537-2112 or call Crimestoppers at 785-539-7777 or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.