Suspect in custody after Friday night Boise stabbing

Posted at 2:15 PM, Aug 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-12 00:43:30-04

UPDATE: Boise Police have located a suspect in connection with a stabbing that happened Friday night. 30-year-old Michael Rucker is now in custody.

Police say Rucker was found in the 500 block of Americana Blvd. at 6:30 Saturday night. He was arrested without incident.

Rucker now faces a felony charge of Aggravated Battery.

Original Story: Boise Police are searching for a suspect in a stabbing that happened Friday night near Rhodes Skate Park.

Officers responded to the report of a stabbing on the 500 block of S. Americana Blvd at 10:14 p.m. Friday night, and found an adult male victim with multiple stab wounds. The victim was taken to the hospital with what police believe are life-threatening injuries.

After interviewing witnesses, police say the victim and another man were in a physical altercation before the stabbing.

Police have identified the suspect as 30-year-old Michael Rucker of Nampa.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about Rucker or where he might be staying is asked to call Ada County dispatch at 208-377-6790. To remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers: at 208-343-COPS (2677),, or leave a tip using the “P3 Tips” app for your mobile device.