Man stabbed during fight outside Metro station in Westlake District

One man stabbed another during a fight Thursday outside a Metro station in the Westlake District.

The suspect and victim got into an altercation about 4 p.m. outside the station at Seventh and Alvarado streets and one pulled a folding knife and stabbed the other, according to Ramon Montenegro of the Sheriff's Transit Policing Division.

It's unclear what sparked the fight, he said.

The victim was in stable condition when taken to a hospital, while the suspect was taken into custody pending booking on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, Montenegro said. Their names were not immediately available.

The folding knife was recovered, he said.

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