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Forum staff reports, Published November 11 2013

Fargo police investigate stabbing of homeless person

FARGO – Fargo police are investigating a stabbing that was reported Saturday morning and involved a victim who suffered wounds to his chest and abdomen.

Lt. Joel Vettel said officers were dispatched Saturday morning to a local emergency room on a report of a stabbing.

A person who was with the victim told officers the victim had been involved in a confrontation with another individual, but police have not been able to ascertain where the assault happened or who the assailant was.

Vettel said the victim is homeless and alcohol was a factor in the case.