Victim of stabbing in critical condition

January 7, 2019

A man was listed in critical condition late Saturday after an apparent stabbing.

According to Fort Wayne police, officers were called to the 2800 block of Drexel Avenue about 10:24 p.m. for a reported battery. Upon arrival, officers found an unresponsive man lying in Drexel Avenue with two apparent stab wounds to his left chest and shoulder.

The victim was transported in serious condition to a hospital by paramedics. The victim later was downgraded to critical condition.

According to police, preliminary evidence indicates there had been a disturbance among several people before the stabbing. Detectives remained on the scene to interview potential witnesses in the hope of obtaining information on a suspect, according to the report.

The apparent stabbing is being investigated by Fort Wayne police and the Allen County prosecutor’s office.

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