Girlfriend stabs boyfriend in southeast Fresno dispute

The Fresno BeeJune 8, 2014 

A 36-year-old man is in stable condition after he was stabbed by his girlfriend Sunday evening in southeast Fresno, police reported.

Officers received a call regarding a stabbing after 7 p.m. at a home known for drug and gang affiliation on the corner of East McKenzie Avenue and North 11th Street, Fresno police Sgt. Mike Smith said.

The man and his 32-year-old girlfriend were said to be arguing about children and drug-related problems when the woman stabbed the man in his upper leg, possibly severing an artery. He was taken to Community Regional Medical Center by ambulance, Smith said.

Police are currently searching for the woman, who was identified by family members and witnesses. The suspect has a violent past, Smith said, and is wanted for assault with a deadly weapon and domestic violence charges.

The reporter can be reached at (559) 441-6679 or bvaccari@fresnobee.com.

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