Road rage leads to the second stabbing of 2021, taking place on a Saturday outside a mall store
An apparent road rage incident resulted in the stabbing of a 34-year-old man Saturday outside the CambridgeSide mall Best Buy, police said.
Police got reports of the incident at CambridgeSide Place, East Cambridge, at around 7:30 p.m. and arrived to find a man stabbed in the stomach but the stabber gone, reportedly having left in a vehicle with another man.
The victim was taken to a local hospital, “conscious and alert,” officers said.
The city’s previous stabbing was June 10, when a Cambridge resident in his mid-20s was taken to a hospital after a getting a non-life-threatening stab wound to his forehead in the area of 7 Temple St., Central Square. Before that, the last stabbing was April 14, 2020.
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