UPDATE: Ambulance company releases statement after crew witnesses road rage and stabbing

Two people are behind bars after a non-fatal stabbing on Madison

John Howard and Shyloh Nelson

UPDATED Monday, April 7, 2014 --- 3:06 p.m.

A local ambulance crew was behind two vehicles and observed a road rage incident that resulted in a stabbing Sunday night.

According to Madison Police, the crew was able to not only identify the suspect vehicle that led to the quick apprehension of the suspects, but they were also able to transport the victim to a local hospital.

Madison Police have released a statement provided by Ryan Brothers Ambulance concerning this incident:

"On April 6th, while returning to the station, a Ryan Brothers Ambulance Paramedic unit witnessed an incident of road rage in which an individual sustained a knife wound. We are proud that their quick thinking and training allowed them to assist both the victim and MPD. We thank MPD for their quick response, assistance and professionalism."

-Patrick and Erin Ryan Co-Owners of Ryan Brothers Ambulance Service

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UPDATED Monday, April 7, 2014 --- 9:37 a.m.
Posted Monday, April 7, 2014 --- 4:53 a.m.

Two people are behind bars after a non-fatal stabbing on Madison's east side.

The stabbing happened just before 10 p.m. Sunday night on E. Washington Avenue and Blount Street.

Police say 26-year-old John M. Howard and 25-year-old Shyloh M. Nelson were arrested for the stabbing of a 30-year-old man from Watertown.

According to police, Howard spat at the victim. The victim then followed Howard and Nelson. Once the victim caught up to them; he argued with Howard. Howard then stabbed the victim.

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Howard was arrested and charged with first degree reckless endangering safety and disorderly conduct. Nelson was charged with disorderly conduct.


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