A Quincy man is in custody on attempted murder charges following a check well being call in the 900 block of Payson at 11:50 Wednesday morning.

Police say the individual they were checking on was found inside his residence. The male victim was in his 50s. He was taken to Blessing Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

An investigation into the incident led to the arrest of Alex Koehler of Quincy. He was located in Mendon by Adams County Sheriff’s deputies and was taken to the Quincy Police Department for questioning.

A knife believed to have been used in the incident has been recovered.