IMPD: Man stabbed at west side gas station

Victim taken to Wishard Memorial Hospital

INDIANAPOLIS - A man was hospitalized in critical condition early Wednesday after he was stabbed at a gas station on the city's west side.

At about 5 a.m., Indianapolis Metro Police Department officers were called to the Marathon gas station on North Tibbs Avenue and Lafayette Road.

IMPD Sgt. Linda Jackson said the 24-year-old victim told police he was approached by two Hispanic men in a white truck. One of the men stabbed him in his chest, police said.

The victim was able to walk to his girlfriend's house nearby Moreland Avenue. She called 911 and he was rushed to Wishard Memorial Hospital in critical condition. He was later upgraded to good condition, dispatchers said.

If you have any information about the stabbing, call Crime Stoppers at 3171-262-TIPS. 

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