PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — One man is in custody and two other people were taken to the hospital after a stabbing right in the heart of Downtown Pittsburgh Wednesday afternoon.
According to emergency dispatchers, it all started around 5 p.m. on Fort Duquesne Boulevard, near the 9th Street Bridge.
The man taken into custody is accused of stabbing another man who had been arguing with a woman.
Several people witnessed the incident.
“Somebody could have been down here taking a picture and they end up in the middle of a situation, they had nothing to do with,” Roneese Davis, one of the witnesses, said. “People have no self-respect and they have no consideration for the people around them, anything could be happening down here.”
The man who was stabbed suffered a wound to the hand.
He was taken to the hospital along with the woman. She was not seriously hurt, but checked out as a precaution.
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