Official: Teen stabbed multiple times during fight in York County

The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 15-year-boy was stabbed multiple times during a fight in York County on Sunday night, an official said.

Deputies were dispatched to the Belmont at York Apartments, in the 100 block of St. Clair Circle near the Bethel Manor area of York County, Monday evening in response to a report of the incident, according to spokesman Lt. Dennis Ivey.

The boy said he was playing basketball at a nearby basketball court about 7 p.m. Sunday when he and a man, about 18 or 19 years old, exchanged words, Ivey said. The two agreed to meet the following day at the basketball court to settle the dispute, he said. 

As agreed, the two met at the court at 3 p.m., but afterward the boy said the man followed him back to his apartment. 

The two began fighting, and the man stabbed him multiple times in his back, causing one of the teen’s lungs to partially collapse, Ivey said. 

During the fight, a female, who the victim believed was the man’s girlfriend, also kicked the teen several times, Ivey said. 

The victim was treated for his injuries at the Sentara CarePlex Hospital in Hampton, according to Ivey.

The incident is still under investigation, Ivey said, and no one has been arrested in connection with the incident. No additional details were released. 

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