New Orleans police: 4 wounded in stabbings within 24 hours

Published 3:03 pm Sunday, June 10, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police say four people have been wounded in stabbings over a 24-hour period, according to police reports from Thursday morning to Friday morning.

Police say a 35-year-old woman was walking in the Seventh Ward when another woman stabbed her Thursday morning. A 25-year-old woman was cut twice while trying to break up a fight in the Algiers neighborhood Thursday afternoon.

Shortly after midnight, a 28-year-old man was stabbed by someone he knew as the two were driving on a Mid-City street.

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Nearly three hours later, a 44-year-old man was cut when his friend ran toward him during an argument and she was swinging a knife. He was in stable condition.

The conditions of the three others injured were unclear. Police did not say if anyone was arrested.