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Durham man stabbed in chest

Posted April 1, 2009

— Durham police were investigating a stabbing Tuesday night that left a man in critical condition.

Officers went to Durham Regional Hospital at 8:49 p.m. Tuesday after family members dropped off a man there. The man, whose name was not released, had been stabbed in the chest, police said.

He was transferred to Duke University Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition, authorities said.

Investigators said they do not have any more details about the stabbing.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call Corporal E. Mitchell at 919-560-4450 ext. 251 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.


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  • xxxxxxxxxxxxx Apr 1, 2009

    Well that was informative. Someone in Durham got stabbed last night. We're not going to tell you who, where or why.

  • davidbh61255 Apr 1, 2009

    Welcome to MY town!

  • jsc1500 Apr 1, 2009

    This is like in the National Lampoons movie when the Griswolds are going to Wally World and they dropped dead Aunt Edna off at a cousin's house!

  • DeathRow-IFeelYourPain-NOT Apr 1, 2009

    Sounds like a fine up-standing family.

  • oldfirehorse Apr 1, 2009

    Once again, clear evidence that we need tighter knife control legislation!

  • iron fist Apr 1, 2009

    Investigators said they do not have any more details about the stabbing.
    Ask the family members who droped him off they should know more then what is in this article and I am sure the investigators know more also.