Man stabbed in abdomen during altercation at South Side group home, police say

Officers called around 11:30 p.m. to 1200 block of Pleasanton Road

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are investigating after a 61-year-old man was stabbed on the city’s South Side late Tuesday night.

Officers were called around 11:30 p.m. to the 1200 block of Pleasanton Road, not far from East Southcross and South Flores Street after receiving word of a person wounded.

According to police, the man was stabbed in the abdomen during an argument at a group home style apartment.

Police said as many as five people were detained as they worked to get information.

The man was visiting someone at the group home style apartment that had a common living area, kitchen and bathroom and the stabbing occurred after a verbal altercation, police said.

Investigators say alcohol may have also been a factor.

The victim did not provide much information and was taken to University Hospital by EMS in critical condition.

A 71-year-old man has since been charged in the assault, police said. That man now faces a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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