MERIDEN — A man stabbed at a city residence got himself to a local hospital for treatment before police got to the residence on Thursday, police said.
Police received a 911 call reporting the stabbing at a home on Forest Avenue at about 1:25 a.m.. Officers were on their way to the dwelling when police dispatchers received a call from MidState Medical Center reporting that a stabbing victim had just arrived at the emergency room for treatment, police said in a statement.
The wound was not life-threatening. Officers confirmed that the two calls were connected and the man, whom police declined to identify, was taken to another hospital for treatment, police said.
The stabbing appears to be an isolated incident. The police investigation is continuing.