Police: Woman stabbed in fight at Lancaster party

jmcfadden@heraldonline.comSeptember 18, 2013 

— A woman who had been drinking was stabbed in her hip and shoulder after an argument with another woman at a party in Lancaster early Wednesday, deputies say.

Deputies were sent to Springs Memorial Hospital at about 12:20 a.m. after receiving word about an assault, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office news release. When they arrived, they met with a woman, 31, who told them she was at a party on Mangum Drive, off Lynwood Drive, when she and another woman began arguing.

Their confrontation escalated, deputies say, and the woman produced a knife and cut the victim, the report states.

The victim was taken to the hospital, where she was treated for non-life threatening injuries, deputies said. Both women had been drinking at the party.

Deputies are still looking for the suspect, who is only wanted for questioning, the release states. No charges have yet been filed.

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