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Rochester police respond to multiple stabbings
Rochester, N.Y. The Rochester Police Department responded to two stabbings early Saturday morning.
The first incident occurred around 5:30 a.m. in the Lewis Street area.
Police said a 25-year-old male flagged down a police vehicle and told the officer he was stabbed. The victim was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital for multiple stab wounds to his lower torso.
A second person, a 41-year-old male, was taken to Rochester General Hospital by private vehicle.
Investigators believe that both victims were at the same location on Lewis Street when a fight broke out. During the fight, the 25-year-old suspect used an unidentified object to cut the other victims face.
Charges are pending in the investigation.
Rochester police responded to Monroe Avenue for a 26-year-old male stabbed during a confrontation.
The victim told police he walking on Monroe Avenue when he was confronted by a large group of male suspects.
The suspects shoved the victim to the ground, stabbed him repeatedly and stole his cell phone.
The victim went home and lost consciousness. He regained consciousness around 6:30 a.m. but could not recall exact details on the incident.
Police said the victim is being treated at Strong Memorial with serious but non-life threatening stab wounds.