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Argument and fight ends in stabbing

Press release date: Sat Jun 14th, 2014
At approximately 12:45 a.m Saturday morning, Holland police officers were dispatched to the 00 block of W 16th Street on a report of a fight. Upon arrival, officers located an 18 year old male victim who lives in the area with a single stab wound to the back. The two suspects had fled on foot from the area prior to police arriving. A Holland Police canine team attempted a track of the suspects that led to the area of 17th and Pine however the suspects were not located. The victim was transported to Holland Community Hospital where he has admitted for observation with non life threatening injuries. Both suspects police are looking for were described by witnesses as black males, between 16-20 years old, and both had curly black hair. One of the two suspects was wearing an aqua colored hat, gray hooded sweatshirt and khaki shorts.The other suspect was wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and khaki pants. Both suspects were last seen running west from the scene. Anyone who has information about this case is urged to contact the Holland Department of Public Safety at (616) 355-1100 or the detectives at 355-1150. Persons also may email investigators at policetips@cityofholland.com . For persons wishing to remain anonymous they may call Silent Observer at 1-877-887-4536 or they may visit the SO website at http://mosotips.com to submit an e-tip.