Two Stabbing Incidents Being Investigated
The Milwaukee Police are investigating two separate stabbings that occurred Tuesday in Milwaukee.
According to the MPD, around 11:50 PM three individuals were walking along the street near S 7th and W Manitoba Streets when they exchanged words with the occupants of a passing car. The people in the car confronted the three and the situation escalated into a physical fight. During the fight a 23-year-old man was stabbed with a knife. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening wound. The MPD is continuing to investigate the incident.
Around 4:30 PM Tuesday, a 65-year-old man was stabbed after he become involved in a verbal confrontation with another individual. According to the Milwaukee Police, the victim received a serious wound but is expected to survive the stabbing. He is being treated at a local hospital. The MPD says the incident occurred near S 19th Street and W Hayes Avenue. The suspect, a known offender, was arrested at the scene. The MPD is continuing to investigate the incident.