INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Metro Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred late Tuesday evening at a Days Inn hotel in the Castleton area.

IMPD responded to a report of a stabbing shortly before 11 p.m. at the Days Inn in the 8300 block of Craig Street.

When officers arrived, they found an infant with injuries consistent with stab wounds and administered assistance.

According to police, the victim is an infant girl and was transported to Riley Hospital for Children in critical condition, but is now in serious but stable condition.

IMPD announced just after 8:30 a.m. that officers detained 32-year-old Sharon Key for her role in the stabbing. 

Booking photo of Sharon Key (IMPD)

“All of our officers, you hear that come across the radio, your heart drops. You want to get here as soon as you can. A lot of our officers, paramedics, fire — they have children that are infants, so you could imagine when they arrive, what our officers go through,” said IMPD Officer William Young

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call IMPD’s Child Abuse Office at 317-327-3330 or 317-262-TIPS to remain anonymous.