Victim ID’d in Taunton stabbing

TAUNTON, Mass. (WPRI) — Police in Taunton are investigating a stabbing that took place early Saturday morning, police confirmed.

According to police, a man was stabbed in the chest during an altercation in the area of Route 44 and Cohannet Street. Police are not releasing his identity at this time.

Officials said the victim– identified by Taunton police as 20-year-old Christopher Kelly — was med-flighted to a Boston hospital.

Police said there were several people involved in the altercation — but all suspects left the area before officers arrived.

At last check, Kelly’s condition was unknown.

The incident is currently under investigation.

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