Tim Polzer
Saturday October 13th, 2012

UPDATE: A 25-year-old man was stabbed tonight at Syracuse's Orange Madness basketball event at the Carrier Dome, Syracuse.com reports.

The victim was taken to a local hospital and listed in stable condition, said Syracuse police Sgt. Tom Connellan. The victim was not identified.

Several fights broke out in the concourse area near the concession stands, Connellan said. Nobody involved in the fights was affiliated with Syracuse University, he said.

The victim has not cooperated with police and no suspects have been identified, Connellan said.

The stabbing occurred at about 9:30 p.m., after which officials decided to end the event about a half hour early, he said.

Syracuse's Orange Madness basketball event may have been marred by a stabbing inside the Carrier Dome, according to NewsChannel 9 WSYR and WTVH-TV.

NewsChannel 9 is tracking reports that a person is being treated for stab wounds inside the Carrier Dome.

Details about the stabbing have not yet been released.

Police are currently responding the scene.

Michael Benny of WTVH-TV in Syracuse tweeted more information including information from spectators claiming to be in the Carrier Dome:



From the WTVH-TV website:

Syracuse Police are investigating a stabbing that happened inside the Carrier Dome. The incident happened as the Syracuse basketball event Orange Madness was ending Friday evening. Police are not yet revealing who was stabbed, or the extent of the persons injuries.

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