MCLEANSBORO, IL (KFVS) - A man from Percy, Ill is facing charges in Hamilton County for allegedly stabbing two people.
According to police in McLeansboro, officers were called to a home in the 600 block of South Pearl Street around 9:30 Tuesday night.
Officers found two people with stab wounds at the home. Both victims, a man and a woman, were taken to the hospital in McLeansboro for treatment. The man was later taken by helicopter to a hospital in Evansville, Ind. The woman was treated and released.
The suspect, 37-year-old Duane Carlson, tried to get away from police in a red Chevy Blazer.
He was arrested in Dale, Ill. He had minor injuries and was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Carlson faces charges of aggravated domestic battery, aggravated battery, home invasion, and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.