Woman stabbed near downtown in critical condition

Tue, Mar 1, 2016 (7 p.m.)

A woman is in critical condition and a woman accused of stabbing her was arrested this afternoon near Fremont Street and Eastern Avenue, according to Metro Police.

Emergency crews about 3:15 p.m. were dispatched to 2208 Sunrise Ave., Metro Lt. Kendall Bell said.

Also according to Bell:

The incident occurred inside a man's apartment and the argument between two women escalated into a stabbing.

Officers were nearby and arrested the alleged attacker. The victim was taken to University Medical Center with at least one wound believed to be life-threatening.

More information was not immediately available.

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