Man stabbed after altercation near campus

One man is in custody after stabbing another individual in the arm Wednesday afternoon.

A light rail Green Line train crosses University Avenue in Minneapolis on Monday night. According to Metro Transit, there has been about $3 billion in development along the Green Line corridor since construction began in 2010.

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A light rail Green Line train crosses University Avenue in Minneapolis on Monday night. According to Metro Transit, there has been about $3 billion in development along the Green Line corridor since construction began in 2010.

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One man is in custody after allegedly stabbing another man near the University of Minnesota campus Wednesday afternoon.

Police were called to the Metro Green Line Station in Prospect Park after a verbal altercation took place between two men. The altercation turned physical when one of the men pulled out an object and stabbed the other in the arm shortly after 1:15 p.m. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital, according to Metro Transit Public Relations Manager Howie Padilla.

As a result of the incident, Green Line service operated on a single track from Prospect Park to Raymond station between around 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m., according to Metro Transit’s Twitter page

Police are continuing to investigate the incident. 

This is a breaking news report. More information will be added as it becomes available.