Man stabbed in back in Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – A man stabbed in the back in Springfield is in hospital care.

Police say the stabbing happened after 7:30 p.m. Thursday night in the 1600 block of West Capital Avenue. Officers found the man, who had multiple stab wounds, in the street before he went to Memorial Medical Center in Springfield for treatment.

A juvenile suspect was also on the scene. WAND-TV is working to confirm if police have made any arrests.

The victim needed surgery and is in stable condition Friday evening.

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