Crime

Man stabbed four times, critically wounded in Richmond fight

A man who was stabbed during a fight Thursday night in Richmond was listed in critical condition Friday at a Lexington hospital, according to police.

Two men were involved in the fight in the 400 block of Turpin Drive off North Third Street, said Maj. Rodney Richardson, patrol operations division commander.

The victim, who was not identified, was stabbed at least four times, twice in the neck and twice in the chest, police said.

The victim was taken to Baptist Health Richmond and then to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, where he underwentemergency surgery. Police said he was in critical condition will be under heavy sedation for two days.

The stabbing happened about 9 p.m., Richardson said. No arrest had been made as of 1 p.m. Friday.

Anyone with information about the stabbing is asked to call Richmond police at 859-623-1162.

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