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Police: Stabbing victim fled into Ithaca Walmart, transported to trauma center

ITHACA, NY (WSYR-TV) - Ithaca Police are investigating a stabbing after the victim reportedly ran into a Walmart off Route 13 Saturday morning.

Officers were called to the store just before 6:00 a.m. They believe the stabbing happened just south of the store in an area known as The Jungle, which is frequented by the homeless.

The victim was located inside the store and then taken to a Trauma Center for treatment.

Police say the suspect and victim knew each other. This is not believed to have been a random act of violence.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing. 

Anyone with information is asked to call (607) 272-3245.

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