NEWARK, DE (CBS) — Police say a University of Delaware student was stabbed multiple times during a fight in a Newark parking lot.
The incident happened around 1:20 Sunday morning along the unit block of East Delaware Avenue.READ MORE: Philadelphia Police Investigating 2 Separate Fatal Hit-And-Runs: 'It Can Get Pretty Chaotic Around Here'
Officers arriving on scene learned that an argument ensued between the victim and the suspect in the parking lot, which led to a fight. During the fight, the victim was stabbed several times in the chest and abdomen.
The victim, a 22-year-old University of Delaware student, was transported to Christiana Hospital by private vehicle. The victim underwent surgery and is currently listed in stable condition.READ MORE: Temple University Students, Faculty Have Mixed Feelings About Returning To In-Person Learning
The suspect, who fled, is described as a white male, 18 to 22 years old, 5’11” to 6’00” tall, 185 to 190 pounds, wearing a white t-shirt, and a black hat.
Newark police continue to investigate.
Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Fred Nelson at 302-366-7110 ext 136.MORE NEWS: Teenage Boy Shot 7 Times In West Philadelphia, Police Say