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Man hospitalized after daytime stabbing on West Main Street in Charlottesville

A man has been hospitalized after he was stabbed in broad daylight Tuesday on Charlottesville’s West Main Street.

Charlottesville police said they were dispatched to the 700 block of West Main Street around 9:13 a.m. Tuesday. The block is home to several popular restaurants and sits directly across the street from Charlottesville Union Station.

“Upon arrival, officers discovered a male who had sustained life-threatening stab wounds,” the police department said in a statement.

The victim was transported up the street to University of Virginia Medical Center, where authorities said he was being treated for his wounds. His condition was listed as stable as of Tuesday afternoon.

Police have not named a suspect, but an investigation into the stabbing is ongoing, they said.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to contact the Crime Stoppers tip line at (434) 977-4000.

Additionally, anyone with surveillance in the 700 block area of West Main Street or the 100 block of Seventh Street Northwest in the city is encouraged to use the Crime Stoppers tip line to get in touch with authorities.


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