Male Suspect Arrested Immediately Following Domestic-Related Stabbing on Devonshire Ln Near US 14, Crystal Lake


[No scene images] A 23-year-old man has been charged with stabbing another man in the chest in northwest suburban Crystal Lake on Tuesday morning. CBS Chicago’s Katie Johnston reports.

Crystal Lake police responded about 7:30 am. Tuesday November 12, 2019 to a report of a man armed with knife in a disturbance in the block of 500 Devonshire Lane near US 14.

Police discovered a 30-year-old male victim with a single stab wound to his chest. Crystal Lake firefighter/paramedics were dispatched to provide emergency medical care to the victim, who was described as having an injury that was not initially believed to be life-threatening. The victim was transported to an area hospital.

David Lepey, age 23, who had been described as “acting abnormal and armed with a knife” shortly before 7:30 a.m., was arrested at the scene. Lepey was transported to the McHenry County jail and held pending a hearing on his bond. He was charged with aggravated battery and domestic battery.

The stabbing was the result of a domestic incident according to Crystal Lake Police Department, declaring there is no danger to the public from this incident.

Crystal Lake Police Department is continuing with an active investigation.

David Lepey, stabbing suspect Crystal Lake
David Lepey, stabbing suspect Crystal Lake.



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