Man stabbed outside Grand Rapids bar

Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A man was taken to the hospital after being stabbed in Grand Rapids early Monday morning.

It happened around 3 a.m. near the intersection of Cutler Street SW and Division Avenue SW.

Sgt. Cathy Williams told 24 Hour News 8 that officers were on patrol in the area when they saw a fight outside a nearby bar. When officers tried to approach the two men who were involved, both took off running.

Officers caught up with one of men, who had been stabbed in the torso. He was taken to the hospital, where he is listed in stable condition. Williams said he is not cooperating with investigators.

The other man involved in the fight was never found.

Anyone with information is asked to call Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.

Williams said there had been extra police patrols in the neighborhood following a recent uptick in shootings.

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