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UPDATE: Stabbing on downtown Kamloops street

The intersection of St. Paul and 7 Avenue was the scene of a stabbing around 9 a.m., Sunday, July 19, 2015.
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July 20, 2015 - 10:07 AM

KAMLOOPS – A 48-year-old Kamloops man remains in hospital in serious condition, but stable condition, after he was stabbed during a fight on the street in the city's downtown early Sunday morning.

RCMP say the stabbing victim called 911 around 5 a.m., July 19, from the intersection of St. Paul Street and 7 Avenue.

Police arrived to find the man in serious condition and he was rushed to Royal Inland Hospital where he is being treated.

Staff Sgt. Robert Daly says the victim had been involved in an "altercation" with another man when he was stabbed.

He says officers cordoned off the intersection while they searched for evidence and questioned neighbours. It reopened at about 9:30 a.m.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone who saw the fight or has information which could help with the police investigation are asked to call the Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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To contact the reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander at halexander@infonews.ca. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

— This story was updated at 12:48 p.m., Sunday, July 19, 2015 to correct the age of the victim and time of incident.

— This story was updated at 10:06 a.m., Monday, July 20, 2015 to add the victim's condition.

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