Man stabbed on West Market Street

Man stabbed on West Market Street
Police believe the man was outside when someone stabbed him. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Police are looking for a suspect in the stabbing of a man in the Portland neighborhood of Louisville on Thursday night.

It happened around 9:25 p.m. on West Market Street near 23rd Street, MetroSafe confirmed.

Someone called 911 reporting a shooting in the area, but when emergency crews arrived they found a man with what appears to be a stab wound.

Police believe the stabbing happened outside.

The victim, who is believed to be in his 50s, was alert when crews rushed him to University Hospital, Louisville Metro Police Department spokeswoman Alicia Smiley said. She said he was immediately taken to surgery.

Any information on this crime should be called in to the Louisville Metro Police Department’s anonymous tipline at 502-574-LMPD (5673).

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