Man arrested in Centerville stabbing of elderly resident

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CENTERVILLE — A 62-year-old man was critically injured and airlifted to a Rhode Island hospital following a stabbing incident at a home on Old Stage Road on Tuesday, police said.

The Barnstable Police Department said they received calls about the stabbing at around 3:50 p.m.

The 24-year-old male suspect, who is acquainted with the victim, was apprehended at the scene and taken into custody without incident.

Authorities are treating the stabbing as a targeted attack and not a random act of violence.

Both the Barnstable Police and the Massachusetts State Police Cape & Islands Detective Unit are investigating the case.

The suspect is being held without bail and faces multiple charges, including armed assault to murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon on a person over 60.

His arraignment is set for Wednesday at the Barnstable District Court.

Police have not yet identified the suspect.

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