Man in serious condition after stabbing in Manatee

May 19, 2013 

Detectives say a 19-year-old man was stabbed in the chest 5 p.m. Sunday during a confrontation with a 17-year-old man in the 12000 block of Lavender Loop in unincorporated Manatee County.

The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office reported an EMS team treated the victim at the scene before he was airlifted to a hospital, according to the report.

The victim and suspect knew each other, the MSO reported, but the reason for their fight is unclear.

Deputies located the suspect but he has not been charged pending further investigation.

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