2 teens stabbed during fight in Springfield

Two 17-year-old males were stabbed and a 38-year-old man claimed injuries during a fight in the 2100 block of Hillside Avenue early Tuesday morning, according to the Springfield police report.

One teenager was stabbed in the lower left side of his back and was taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center before being flown to Miami Valley Hospital, according to the report. His condition was not available Tuesday afternoon.

The other teenager suffered one large and one small laceration on his arms. He was treated and released at Springfield Regional Medical Center.

The 38-year-old man was assessed at the scene. He suffered bruises and abrasions. He told police he was punched and kicked by the teenagers while on the ground, according to the report.

The adult reported the trouble started when a 13-year-old girl asked for his help after she claimed being inappropriately touched at a party across the street, according to the report.

No one has been arrested in the incident, which remains under investigation.

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Officers were first dispatched to the 2100 block of Hillside Avenue around 2:55 a.m. after witnesses reported up to 15 juveniles were fighting in the street.

Dispatchers said when police arrived on scene, two 17-year-old males were found with stab wounds.

One victim suffered a ‘moderate’ wound to his back and was transported by CareFlight to a Dayton-area hospital. The victim’s condition was not available.

The second victim suffered a cut to his arm and was receiving treatment. His condition was also not available but his injuries were reported as ‘minor’ according to dispatchers.

An adult was detained at the scene according to dispatchers, but their involvement in the incident and potential charges was not released.

The incident remains under investigation by the Springfield Police Division.

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