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25-year-old man stabbed in the stomach near Western Wall Plaza

By Mason White 4:24 PM August 18, 2014
Scene of the incident 

By: Aarav Sen
A young man was rushed to a local hospital after being stabbed in the stomach during a fight, Israel Police said.

The Jerusalem Police Department said that the 25-year-old man is in serious condition and another man suffered minor injuries in the fight that broke out in the Old City outside Yeshiva Nesiv Arya.

The Jerusalem division of Magen David Adom said that they received a call about the stabbing just after 10:00 a.m. on Monday.

When paramedics arrived at the scene, they found the 25-year-old man at the Western Wall Plaza, suffering from a stab wound to the stomach.

He was evacuated to Shaare Zedek Hospital in serious condition. The other wounded man was treated at the scene for a cut on the hand.

Police officers who arrived at the scene launched an investigation, and so far, three suspects have been arrested for questioning.

According to the initial investigation, the man was stabbed during a family dispute that turned violent.