Man seriously injured after stabbing near liquor store on State Street in Springfield

Hampden County

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after he was stabbed in a liquor store on State Street in Springfield Thursday night. 

According to the Springfield Police Department spokesman Ryan Walsh, officers were called to the 500 block of State Street for a report of a stabbing around 6:40 p.m. The man was rushed to Baystate Medical Center with serious injuries but is expected to be okay.  

Walsh said the incident occurred inside the liquor store after an argument between two customers.

At least seven Springfield Police Department cruisers were seen in front of the Benton Park Package Store located at 521 State Street around 7 p.m.  

Police blocked the liquor store off with yellow crime scene tape along with a red car in the parking lot with its door open.

Springfield Police are still investigating.

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