St. Petersburg man hospitalized after being stabbed in heart

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Police say a Tampa Bay-area man was stabbed in the heart during brawl outside his home.

According to St. Petersburg Police, Jeriel Danford got into an argument with a woman outside his home late Friday and then began battering her.

The woman left but returned a short time later with family members. Police say Danford was stabbed in the chest by an unknown person during a brawl that followed the woman's return.

The blade pierced Danford's heart. Police say Danford was hospitalized Saturday in critical but stable condition.

Police say they have not yet identified a suspect in the stabbing.

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