Man In Critical Condition After East Wichita Stabbing

By: Phil White Email
By: Phil White Email

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UPDATE: Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Wichita Police are searching for a suspect after an early morning stabbing.

It happened in the 200 block of S. Green around 2:20 a.m. Wednesday. Police said a 27-year-old man was driving his girlfriend home, when he noticed another man in the street outside her house.

The boyfriend got out of the car, when the suspect stabbed the man multiple times. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

Lt. Doug Nolte, Wichita Police, said the suspect and the victim know each other. Police do not believe this was a random crime.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call police.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

A man in his 20s is in a Wichita hospital after he was stabbed twice following an argument early Wednesday, police say.

Wichita Police Lt. Jeff Gilmore says officers were called to the 200 block of South Green, near Douglas and Grove, about 2:45 a.m. Officers found the victim in the street with two stab wounds. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

People who live in the neighborhood tell police the victim and another man were fighting before the stabbing. That fight began in a house and then moved to the street, Gilmore says.

Police are still trying to identify the suspect. Gilmore says officers were at the hospital interviewing the victim.

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