Authorities in El Dorado are investigating what led up to a beating and stabbing that sent a woman to the hospital.  

It happened at a complex in the 900 block of Summit around 7 p.m. Thursday. Police arrived to find two women got into a fight. One was transported to a Wichita hospital with critical injuries.

Police said she suffered multiple stab wounds and suffered a head injury.

The other woman was taken in for questioning.