Woman arrested in stabbing of ex-husband

Las Vegas police on Wednesday night arrested a woman at North Vista Hospital in connection with the stabbing of her ex-husband, who was critically wounded.

Lt. Bruce Miyama, watch commander with the Metropolitan Police Department, said the woman, whose name has not been released, checked herself into the hospital for a minor injury incurred during the fight, at which time hospital staff notified police.

Earlier in the evening, police were searching for her near West Lake Mead and H Street. The victim was stabbed several times in the chest in the 600 block of Kasper Avenue.