Stabbing; Victim in Stable Condition - Community Advisory

On August 4, 2013, at approximately 7:29 pm, Takoma Park Police responded to the 600 block of Houston Avenue for the report of a stabbing that occurred. The victim was found on the scene suffering from three stab wounds to his back. The victim was waiting for the elevator on the first floor of the apartment building when an unknown male came up behind him and began stabbing him with a knife. After stabbing the victim, the suspect walked outside the building, spoke to a heavy set black female subject and then fled the area on foot. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6’0, in his 20’s, short hair, thin build, last seen wearing a white shirt, black pants or shorts and black shoes.

A canvass of the area was completed with negative results. A lookout was provided to all surrounding jurisdictions. This incident remains under investigation under case #13036542. As new information is learned it will be released to the community.

The victim is in stable condition at a local hospital.

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