According to a statement from the Porter County Sheriff’s Office, on Monday at 1:30am, Porter County Sheriff’s Detectives investigated an aggravated battery, where a subject was reported to have been stabbed in the 500 E block of Carriage Lane in rural Jackson Township. The individual that was injured, was identified as 21 year old Gordon Ray Sharkey III of Lowell. Sharkey was transported to a medical facility for injuries he sustained. The other party involved has been identified as a 21 year old male from Westville (Jackson Twp). All information will be forwarded to the Prosecutor’s Office for review. This was an isolated incident between two subjects and is not related to the Center Township incident on 10/22/18. There is no cause for alarm regarding random acts of violence to the public.