Bristol resident in critical condition after stabbing on King Street

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A 30-year-old Bristol man is in critical condition after getting stabbed on King Street over the weekend.

According to a press release from the Bristol Police Department, a private citizen found the victim, who was suffering from multiple stab wounds to his upper torso, on the side of the road in the area of 361 King Street on Sunday. The private citizen drove the unidentified victim to Bristol Hospital’s emergency room and cooperated with Bristol officers after they were alerted of the stabbing at 3:30 a.m., the release said.

The victim’s injuries appeared to be life threatening, and a Life Start helicopter transported him to Hartford Hospital where he underwent surgery, the release said.