St. Petersburg, FL - According to the St. Petersburg Police Department, two men visited the victim at his residence at the 300 block of 4th Street South. An argument erupted between the victim and one of the men, whom he was acquainted with. It appears the argument was due to accusations of marital infidelity involving the acquaintance's wife.
At some point during the argument, both men produced sharp edged weapons and began to fight. The acquaintance was stabbed and cut multiple times by the resident.
The man who had accompanied the acquaintance also became involved and began to strike the resident with a chain, but then fled the scene before police arrived.
Police were called and both the resident and acquaintance were taken to Bayfront Medical Center.
While the resident has relatively minor injuries, the acquaintance has life threatening wounds and is currently listed in critical condition.
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