Argument leads to stabbing inside Boston courthouse

22-year-old man stabbed inside Boston courthouse

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.

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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.

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.

No additional information was released.