Motive Unknown After UT Man Fahim Abaid Al Bakai Stabs Millcreek Man In Back Thursday Night

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MILLCREEK, UT. (THECOUNT) — Fahim Abaid Al Bakai has been identified as the suspect in a Millcreek, Utah stabbing that left one man fighting for his life at an area hospital.

Bakai, 46, was arrested early Friday morning in connection with the stabbing that left a Millcreek man in critical condition in the Millcreek area Thursday night.

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Unified Police identified the suspect as Bakai on Friday. He was located and taken into custody at 2:55 a.m., according to reporting by FoxNow13.

Lt. Paul Barker of the Unified Police Department said the stabbing occurred around 10:15 p.m. near 3400 South and 900 East.

Witnesses told police the victim, a man in his 30s, arrived at the apartment complex to give someone a ride when the suspect, who also lives at the complex, stabbed him in the back.

The victim was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Friday morning police confirmed the suspect was arrested around 2:55 a.m. after officers responded to the area of 3128 South 900 East, near the Brickyard Shopping Plaza.

The motive in the stabbing is unclear.

“So it doesn’t sound like it was a premeditated, or a fight or… the victims know the suspect—you know, the guy that lives here in the apartment complex—but no indication of any sort of motive,” Barker said.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with possible information on the stabbing incident should contact police at 911.

Geo quick facts: Millcreek is a city in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States, and is part of the Salt Lake City Metropolitan Statistical Area. Prior to its incorporation on December 28, 2016, Millcreek was a census-designated place and township – Wikipedia.

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