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Tyler Police searching for stabbing suspect

Released by Tyler Police:

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Tyler Police responded to a call on the 400 block of E. Line with a report of a man who had been stabbed in the upper chest.

Officers were told that the victim, suspect and witness had been drinking in a wooded area just off of Line Street. 

Police say that the victim and suspect got into an argument when the suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim in the chest. 

The victim then walked out of the wooded area into the intersection of Line and Frank streets where he proceeded to ask for help. 

EMS responded to the call and transported the victim to a local hospital. The extent of his injury is still unknown.

The suspect fled the area on foot and is still being looked for by police. He was described as a white male, 5'7'', heavy build, 30 to 40-years-old.

The victim's name has not been released, until it has been confirmed, and the incident remains under investigation.

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