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2 men seriously injured in stabbing near state Capitol


A 24-year-old man is in police custody following a stabbing incident near the State Capitol late Monday night.

Emergency Medical Services reported that paramedics treated and took two men to the hospital in serious condition with stab wounds around 11:28 p.m. from South Beretania and Punchbowl streets.

Police said that a fight occurred at the bus stop on South Beretania street across from the State Capitol at 11:20 p.m.

The victim is a 26-year-old man and is still hospitalized.

Police are not saying whether the two men knew each other, but neither of them are homeless.

The suspect, who was treated for his wounds, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault after he was released from the hospital.

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