Stabbing under investigation in Hartford - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Stabbing under investigation in Hartford

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A man was reportedly stabbed in Liberty Street in Hartford after giving a stranger a ride. (WFSB) A man was reportedly stabbed in Liberty Street in Hartford after giving a stranger a ride. (WFSB)
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

One man was hurt in Hartford on Thursday night after suffering multiple stab wounds. 

According to police, officers responded to 42 Liberty St. on the report that a 57-year-old man was stabbed. 

Officers found the victim in his vehicle suffering from multiple stab wounds. 

The victim stated that he gave a man a ride from Albany Avenue and Garden Street just before 8 p.m.

The suspect asked for the victim to give him some money. The victim refused and the suspect started to stab the victim in the face and the neck.

The victim got out of his car and ran away. The suspect fled on foot towards Brook Street. Hartford police K-9 units conducted a track with negative results.

Detectives also responded and processed the scene, along with Hartford major Crimes detectives

The victim underwent surgery at St. Francis Hospital.

The victim was reported to be in stable condition. The investigation remains open.

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