Man arrested at stabbing scene

Mug shot of Zachary Wiggins (Montgomery County Jail Photo)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A man was taken into custody as police were investigating a stabbing.

Zachary Wiggins, 19, was arrested on charges of misconduct at an emergency, obstructing official business, and resisting arrest.

According to police, they were responding to a stabbing call in the 600 block of Gramont Avenue just before 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

When officers were on scene, they saw Wiggins come out of a house and go around to the side of the home. When police approached him, he told them he didn’t know anything and then went into the house where the reported stabbing occurred.

Officers followed Wiggins inside the home. When they ordered Wiggins outside, he refused. After a short struggle, he was placed into handcuffs.

Once Wiggins was taken into custody, they spoke with the victim. She told police Wiggins is her grandson and wasn’t involved in the incident.

She stated the incident started when her son demanded money from her and threatened to kill her.

The victim said she grabbed a steak knife from the kitchen in fear of her life. She said at one point, her son tried to grab the knife from her hand and may have gotten cut in the process.

She said her son then ran out the door and fled the scene in a gray Ford Taurus.

The victim said she will file domestic violence charges against her son.

Wiggins was booked into jail. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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