Tuesday, January 15, 2008


Elyria Police are investigating the stabbing of a 17-year-old male on Elyria’s south side Tuesday night.

Lieutenant Bill Gall of the Elyria Fire Department said that when Firefighters arrived on scene they found the young man lying on the floor with stab wounds to his upper torso. “He had about 3 stab wounds, the main one was about 2 inches below the clavicle, but not sure how deep that wound was. He was bleeding quite a bit so we immediately applied pressure to slow that down before the medics arrived.”

Lieutenant Gall said that the young man was alert the entire time and was able to tell authorities what happened. “He said that he was walking along East Ave and went up a side street when several individuals approached him and stabbed him. He said that he then walked to the nearest house and asked them to call for help.”

LifeCare Paramedics along with a Firefighter transported the victim to Elyria Memorial Hospital where he was later flown to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland.

Lieutenant Gall said that another thing the young man kept saying to them was; “don’t let me die”.

The Elyria Police have a suspect in custody and the investigation continues.


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