1 Stabbed Over Jacket at Friendship Hotel

The suspect and victim got into an argument at the hotel in Hillcrest

A fight over a jacket led to a stabbing at the Friendship Hotel in Hillcrest Wednesday, authorities said.

According to police, at around 6:15 p.m., two men got into an argument over a jacket at the hotel on 8th Avenue. One of the men took out a knife and stabbed the other man one time in the abdomen. The victim was taken to a local hospital with a non-threatening wound.

The suspect, police said, was arrested nearby a short time later. He will be booked into jail for assault with a deadly weapon. His name was not released.

The case remains under investigation.

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