Accidental stabbing sends one man to the hospital

Sep 19, 2021, 6:23 PM | Updated: 6:30 pm

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — West Valley City police responded to a 911 call of an accidental stabbing Sunday morning.

When first responders arrived at the scene just after 11 a.m., a male in his 30s had been stabbed twice in the chest with a kitchen knife.

According to Lt. Jorgenson, of the West Valley City Police Department, a male and female were engaged in horseplay, and the stabbing appears to be accidental. Although the cause is still under investigation.

The male was transported to a hospital in serious condition. According to Lt. Jorgenson, the wounds were superficial and not very deep.

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