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Another Stabbing on the Metro Red Line This Morning

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Two people were stabbed this morning following an altercation in a Metro red line station, reports L.A. Now.

It happened at about 4:30 a.m. at the Hollywood and Western stop. The victims, a man and a woman, were taken to the hospital after the incident. The man, whose throat had been slashed, was in serious but stable condition. The woman was in stable condition.

The suspect got away on foot, and according to KTLA, is described as a black man in his mid-20s, about 6 feet tall and 200 pounds.

It's not clear what the three were arguing about. The station was closed this morning.

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This is the third stabbing in recent months on the Metro.