NOPD says altercation led to stabbing on Orleans Avenue

New Orleans Police said one person was stabbed Sunday by an unidentified male suspect following an altercation on Orleans Avenue.

The incident occurred at about 8:29 p.m. in the 800 block of Orleans Ave., where a known male was involved in an altercation with the suspect, who produced a weapon and stabbed the victim in the arm, according to the NOPD.

The suspect fled in an unknown direction and the male victim was transported to a local hospital, where he received treatment for his injury, the NOPD said.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080.