Stabbing Victim Gets Help From Gas Station Employee

Joliet Police are investigating a stabbing in the city on Monday night. It was at 7:46 pm that Joliet Police were called to the Murphy Express gas station (2504 Jefferson Street) for a stabbing victim. Authorities tell WJOL that a 59-year-old male entered the gas station and told an employee that he had been stabbed in the chest. The Joliet Fire Department transported the victim to Ascension St. Joseph Medical Center, where he remains in critical but stable condition.

This is an active investigation in its early stages as Joliet Police Detectives work to identify a suspect or suspects. Anyone with information related to this incident is encouraged to contact the Joliet Police Department Investigation Unit at 815-724-3020.