Police investigating stabbing near downtown

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - No arrests have been made as police continue to investigate a stabbing that took place Monday morning.

Just before 7:30 a.m. near 6th Ave. and Adams St., officers say the victim, a 23 year-old man, was arguing with the suspect, a 38 year-old man, over using a pay phone.

The victim reportedly had several lacerations from a box knife following the struggle, and was treated for his injuries at a local hospital.

Police say they later caught up with the suspect, who offered a conflicting story behind what led to the stabbing.

The suspect was released and police say the investigation is ongoing.

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