Police identify man stabbed to death in middle of Livonia intersection

Gage Wann identified as stabbing victim

Police at the intersection of Plymouth and Middlebelt roads in Livonia on May 25, 2021.
Police at the intersection of Plymouth and Middlebelt roads in Livonia on May 25, 2021. (WDIV)

LIVONIA, Mich. – Police have identified the man who was stabbed to death in the middle of a Livonia intersection.

UPDATE: Livonia police arrest 2 men in connection with deadly stabbing at Plymouth-Middlebelt intersection

Livonia police said Gage Wann, 23, of Commerce, Oklahoma, was stabbed to death around 5:20 a.m. Tuesday (May 25) at the intersection of Plymouth and Middlebelt roads.

Authorities believe Wann was homeless and frequented the intersection.

Witnesses said Wann was walking north in the crosswalk when he exchanged words with two other men walking south, officials said.

One of the men walking south pulled out a knife and stabbed Wann in the chest, according to police.

Authorities said the two southbound men fled northeast from the intersection. They were dressed in dark clothing, witnesses said.

Wann died from his injuries, officials said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Livonia police at 734-466-2470.


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