BOSTON - A 22-year-old man was stabbed inside Suffolk County Superior Court in Boston Wednesday morning.
Boston Police tell Boston 25 News they responded to a report of a stabbing at the court after a call came in just after 11:30 a.m.
State Police say an argument began between at least two young men in an elevator. The men got out of the elevator on the second floor near the cafeteria, where the altercation continued and eventually, the stabbing occurred.
The assailant(s) fled the courthouse immediately after the incident.
Boston 25 News crews saw a man being taken out of the courthouse on a stretcher with visible wounds to his upper left arm. The man was alert as he was loaded into an ambulance and taken to Mass. General Hospital. State Police say those injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
The second floor was shut down as officials investigate.
MSP units on-scene, Suffolk Superior Court 2d floor, for a stabbing. Male victim transported to MGH with injuries not believed to be life-threatening. 2nd floor is shut down as patrols, detectives, and crime scene services investigate & process scene. No arrests at this time.— Mass State Police (@MassStatePolice) January 2, 2019
The stabbing remains under investigation, including what type of weapon was used and how the assailant(s) were in possession of a weapon inside the courthouse.
Man apparently stabbed on 2nd floor of Suffolk Superior Court Boston near cafeteria. Victim had wounds on upper left arm, he was alert as he passed me and was loaded onto ambulance. @boston25 pic.twitter.com/MmdvQlCOIy— Bob Ward Boston 25 (@Bward3) January 2, 2019
No additional information was released.
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