Erie Police respond to stabbing on East 9th and State

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One man is in the hospital after being stabbed in the leg.

Erie Police responded to the scene of East 9th and State Street for a stabbing.

Calls for this stabbing came in just after 3 p.m. on Saturday. The stabbing took place just in front of Palace Center Apartments located at 915 State Street.

An argument broke out between a man and a woman in the ninth floor of the apartment. This is when the female stabbed the man in the lower leg causing a severe laseration.

Erie Police closed off a portion of the State Street sidewalk as there was blood on the ground at the scene.

Officers on scene put a tourniquet on the wound before the man was taken to the hospital. Police said that the wound was non life threatening.

A knife was taken by Erie Police, but it has not been confirmed if this was the knife used for this stabbing.

The female was taken into custody and is facing a number of charges including aggravated assault.

This is a developing story and we will have more information as it becomes available.

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