Man stabbed during altercation outside South Side convenience store, police say

Officers called around 11 p.m. to Circle K near Steves Ave., Roosevelt Ave.

SAN ANTONIO – A 24-year-old man was taken to an area hospital after he was stabbed outside a South Side convenience store late Monday night, San Antonio police said.

The incident occurred just after 11 p.m. outside a Circle K near the intersection of Steves Avenue and Roosevelt Avenue, not far from Interstate 10.

According to police, three adult men got into a fight and one of the men pulled out a knife and stabbed another man twice in the chest.

SAPD said the man stabbed was also cut on his arm while trying to defend himself with a rock. The suspect dropped the knife in the street and then fled on foot, police said. He has not been found.

The third man involved told police he had gotten into a fight with the victim prior to him being stabbed. He said the suspect who stabbed the man was wearing a blue shirt. Others saw the victim fighting the suspect, police said.

The man stabbed was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. He is expected to recover. The victim told police he did not know his attacker and could not identify him.

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