Suspect in Stabbing Surrenders to Police

A 28-year-old Peabody man who was wanted for stabbing another male resident Sunday night turned himself in at court Monday afternoon.

The 28-year-old Peabody man wanted for the is now in custody.

The Salem News reports Juan Infante, 28, of 123 Washington St., Peabody, turned himself in at Monday afternoon around 3 p.m. He is charged with two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and assault to murder.

Police responded to the Tremont Street  around 10:43 p.m. on Sunday to find a man lying outside in the parking lot with multiple stab wounds to the chest. The victim, a 26-year-old Peabody man, was treated at the scene and taken to Mass. General Hospital -- his wounds were not life-threatening.

Police have declined to comment on the motive behind the attack at this time, although they have said there is no indication it was a random act and the two men do know each other.


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