FIRST ON WITN: Sheetz Stabbing Victim Critical

An Alabama man remains in critical condition after he was stabbed during a fight outside a Greenville convenience store near the ECU campus.

Police say 22-year-old Christopher Daniels of Huntsville, Ala. was cut during a fight in the parking lot of the Sheetz at Charles Blvd. and 10th Street. Police say he is under a security watch as they search for a suspect.

Police say the man's throat was cut.

Detectives found Daniels bleeding heavily when they arrived on scene at 2:21 a.m., and say he was transported to Pitt County Memorial Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Greenville Police Public Information Officer Sgt. Carlton Williams says detectives have determined the fight between the groups of people started at another location downtown. Two cars arrived at the Sheetz gas station, and the fight ensued. There were between ten and twelve people involved, Williams said.

Some of the suspects left the area in a vehicle; the others left on foot.

So far there have been no arrests.



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A man is being treated for life threatening injuries after being stabbed in a large fight outside a Greenville gas station early Friday morning.

Greenville police responded to the Sheetz at Charles Blvd. and 10th St. at 2:21 a.m. Friday.

Officers discovered a 22-year-old male who had been stabbed during the fight. The victim was taken to Pitt County Memorial Hospital where he is currently being treated for life threatening injuries. Officials are withholding the victim's identity until the family is notified.

Members of the Major Crimes Unit are currently investigating the incident. We will bring you any new information as it becomes available.


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