A 40-year-old woman was in critical condition at Via Christi Hospital St. Francis after being stabbed in the 600 block of South Hydraulic on Wednesday evening, a Sedgwick County dispatcher confirmed.
A relative of the victim called 911 at 7:29 p.m., the dispatcher said. The victim was stabbed once in the hip area in an alleyway near Indianapolis and Hydraulic, the dispatcher said. EMS, Fire Department and Wichita police units responded to the scene.
A male suspect was in custody as of Wednesday night, the dispatcher said.