Police investigate after man stabbed in south Las Vegas Valley

Updated July 7, 2017 - 2:45 am

Las Vegas police are investigating after a man was stabbed Thursday afternoon in the south valley.

The stabbing happened about 6:10 p.m. on the 7900 block of Windward Road, near Buffalo Drive and Tropicana Avenue, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Carlos Hank said.

A man was stabbed in the neck after an argument with an acquaintance, Hank said. The man was taken to University Medical Center’s trauma unit where he had surgery Thursday night. He was expected to survive, Lt. Peter Kisfalvi said.

The acquaintance who stabbed the man is not in custody, police said. Detectives continue to investigate.

Contact Rachel Crosby at or 702-387-5290. Follow @rachelacrosby on Twitter.

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