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Stabbing victim remains in hospital

By Meredith Machen, mmachen@wcyb.com
Published On: Aug 08 2013 04:22:31 PM CDT
Updated On: Aug 09 2013 04:02:01 AM CDT
Bristol Stabbing 8-8-13
BRISTOL, Va. -

We've learned the name of a manBristol, Virginia police say was stabbed.

Detectives tell us it happened shortly after 3 a.m. Thursday morning at the Rice Terrace Apartments on Quarry Street. Click here to read more.

According to police, Keith Riggs was inside an apartment earlier that night. But later on, police say Riggs and the man living in the apartment got into a fight outside.

Detective Sgt. Steven Crawford tells us Riggs forced his way back inside. "A fight happened and [Riggs] was eventually stabbed. It was in the kitchen at home. He was stabbed in the chest," he said.

Investigators say Riggs' condition is improving. Police have not filed any charges against the man they say stabbed Riggs.

Detectives think alcohol was involved.