March 20, 2014

KC man stabbed, throat slit in attack

Kansas City police said the victim suffered critical injuries in the Thursday morning assault.

A Kansas City man suffered critical injuries early Thursday when he was stabbed and his throat was cut, police said.

The incident occurred about 3:30 a.m. Thursday at 35th Street and Cleveland Avenue.

The victim and another man were involved in an argument on the street when the suspect pulled out a knife and slit the victim’s throat, according to police. The suspect stabbed the victim several more times before fleeing.

The victim was taken to a hospital where he was reported to be in critical but stable condition later Thursday.

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