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Hartford PD: Large group altercation leads to stabbing

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Officials have confirmed a police presence on Annawan Street in Hartford late Tuesday night for a report of a serious stabbing

Police say at approximately 9:35 p.m. on Tuesday, Hartford police were dispatched to the intersection of Wethersfield Avenue at Annawan Street in response to a stabbing victim. The victim was transported to Hartford Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery.

The victim received a laceration across his abdomen.

According to police, witnesses say there was a large group altercation in front of 374 Wethersfield Avenue when the victim was stabbed. After the assault, the victim walked north on Wethersfield Avenue where he later collapsed.

Police identified the victim as a 38-year-old man from Hartford. He is listed in serious, but stable condition.

The incident is still under investigation. 

This is a breaking news story. 

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