ND attempted murder suspect arrested in Florida

Associated Press

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Grand Forks police say a man who allegedly broke into a couple's home in September 2009 and stabbed the man who lived there with a steak knife has been arrested in Florida.

Authorities say 21-year-old Joseph Gladue Jr. is awaiting an extradition hearing.

Police did not immediately say what led them to find the suspect in Panama City, Fla., where he was arrested on charges of attempted murder and burglary.

Gladue allegedly broke into the home of Tom and Lisa Shirrick and stabbed Tom Shirrick in the chest.

Shirrick was hospitalized for four days.