INDIANAPOLIS - Several people were sent to the hospital with stab wounds overnight. Police are searching for the attackers and have not said whether the stabbings are related.
Indianapolis police (IMPD) said the first stabbing was reported sometime between 10:30 and 11 p.m. Wednesday in the 600 block of North Chester Avenue on the east side. (See map below for all locations.)
Then at roughly 11:30 p.m., someone reported a stabbing just west of the first attack, in the 400 block of Jefferson Avenue.
Both of those victims were taken to area hospitals.
Right around midnight, police said another person was stabbed and rushed to the hospital. This time, it happened on the west side of town in the 500 block of North Holmes Avenue.
A couple hours later, a minor stabbing was reported in the 2700 block of Collier Street on the city's southwest side. That victim was said to have been slashed on the wrist and was taken to a hospital. Police said this person is likely going to be OK.
There's no word yet on the conditions of the stabbing victims, but IMPD said they are all expected to recover.
Police are searching for the victims' attackers.
If you have information on these attacks, you’re urged to report it to police at 317-327-3811. You can also always report information anonymously via Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477 (TIPS) or online at crimetips.org. Tips can also be texted with "INDYCS" to 274637.
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