On April 10, around 6:30 p.m. the Douglas Police Department responded to the area of the 300 block of 5th Street in reference to a male who had been stabbed. Police officers found an 18 year old man with two stab wounds to his arm and chest area.
Sgt. Jose Duarte, public information officer for the Douglas Department said this is an on-going investigation and gang affiliations may be part of what instigated the confrontation amongst the subjects.
The victim was transported to the emergency room at Southeast Arizona Medical Center and later transported to Tucson area hospital for his wound to his chest and no further information on his condition was provided.
Arrests are pending and more information is to follow.