Midnight stabbing at 4th and Fox, two people hurt

The Denver Police Department has released little information thus far about a double stabbing that took place around the stroke of midnight in central Denver. Here's what we know thus far about this still-developing story.

See also: Fifty homicides in year five of Mile High Murder: See where they happened

According to 9News, the incident took place near the intersection of 4th and Fox, an area captured in the following interactive graphic. If you have problems seeing the image, click "View Larger Map."

View Larger Map

Here's another look at the scene, via a twitpic shared by reporter Noel Brennan:

As noted above, one of the victims was reportedly able to walk to a hospital -- presumably Denver Health, which is only blocks from this address. Emergency personnel found the other person at the scene. Both individuals are expected to survive their wounds.

What set off this spasm of violence? Thus far, the DPD hasn't offered either tweets or news releases about an act that undoubtedly jangled nerves throughout this busy and vibrant neighborhood.

Send your story tips to the author, Michael Roberts.

KEEP WESTWORD FREE... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
Contact: Michael Roberts