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Man in critical condition after stabbing at West Side bar

Posted at 9:24 PM, Mar 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-27 11:28:58-04

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are investigating a stabbing at a West Side bar.

Police were called to the Junction Tavern on West 130th Street shortly before 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The victim was found with a stab wound and his organs protruding from his abdomen, police said. The man was transported to Metro Hospital in critical condition.

Authorities say the stabbing happened after the victim and his attacker got into an argument over who was buying drinks and a fight broke out.

The suspect was taken into custody, but police haven't released any information regarding the individual.

This is the second stabbing that has taken place at a bar in the last week.

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