Man stabbed multiple times near downtown

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Police Tape (KSN File Photo)

WICHITA, Kansas – Wichita police say a 51-year-old man was stabbed by a homeless man.

It happened 7:55 p.m. in the 800 block of South Market.

The victim said he met a homeless man on South Broadway.

He allowed him to come to his home.

“When they got to the house, the suspect began choking him, and then stabbed him 10 times,” said Capt. Doug Nolte, Wichita Police Department.

The man was taken to St. Francis in serious condition.

The suspect left on foot.

The victim doesn’t believe anything was stolen. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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