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Three wounded in Durham stabbing Saturday, police looking for suspect

Three wounded in Durham stabbing Saturday, police looking for suspect

Two men and a woman were stabbed around 9 a.m., Saturday, May 25, 2019 police said, and one of the men was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. The stabbing happened in an apartment in the 2800 block of Chapel Hill Road in Durham.
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Two men and a woman were stabbed around 9 a.m., Saturday, May 25, 2019 police said, and one of the men was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. The stabbing happened in an apartment in the 2800 block of Chapel Hill Road in Durham.

Police are looking for a man they say stabbed three people in an apartment on Chapel Hill on Saturday morning before driving off, according to police.

Two men and a woman were stabbed around 9 a.m., police said, and one of the men was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. The police had not named the suspect or any of the victims as of Saturday afternoon.

The stabbing happened in an apartment in the 2800 block of Chapel Hill Road, near the intersection with U.S. 15-501, police said.

“The suspect, who is not in custody at this time, is an acquaintance of the victims and was a guest in the apartment,” Durham police said in a press release.

Police provided no description of the suspect and said only that he fled “in a white vehicle.”

Will Doran reports on North Carolina politics, with a focus on state employees and agencies. In 2016 he started The News & Observer’s fact-checking partnership, PolitiFact NC, and before that he reported on local governments around the Triangle. Contact him at wdoran@newsobserver.com or (919) 836-2858.

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