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2 Tyler men injured in overnight assault

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - What could have been a fight leaves two men injured.

Shortly after 8:30 pm Wednesday, a Tyler police officer was on patrol in the 300 block of Poplar Avenue.

That is when he noticed 42-year-old Billy Joe Smith of Tyler on the sidewalk with a large cut on his arm. EMS was called to help.

Shortly after that, Trinity Mother Francis notified Tyler police about a stabbing victim who had arrived at their emergency room from a private vehicle.

That is where 38-year-old Russell Collins also of Tyler told officers he had been involved in a fight with another male on Poplar Avenue.

The case will now be investigated by the major crimes unit.

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