Paralyzed man stabbed several times in Southwest Philly

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A paralyzed 43-year-old man was stabbed several times in Southwest Philly Monday night.
Credit: Metro file photo

A paralyzed 43-year-old man was stabbed several times during a dispute in Southwest Philadelphia Monday night.

The stabbing happened about 7:10 p.m. on the 6200 block of Eastwick Avenue.

The victim, who is a resident at Inglis Apartments at Elmwood, an assisted-living facility at 6100 Eastwick Ave., was stabbed in his neck, abdomen and groin, police said. He is in critical condition at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Police took a suspect into custody.

The argument reportedly was over a female resident the suspect was visiting.



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