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1 dead, 1 wounded in stabbings that shut down Phoenix light rail station

(KTAR Photo/Jim Cross)

PHOENIX — One man was killed and another hospitalized in critical condition early Wednesday after stabbings near a light rail station in Phoenix.

One person has been detained by police for questioning.

Police said the attacks happened around 1:45 a.m. close to the 19th Avenue and Camelback Road station. The surviving victim reached the platform before he collapsed.

The other man’s body was found in a nearby lot.

The train stop was closed, as was the street in both directions from 17th to 19th avenues.

KTAR’s Jim Cross contributed to this report.

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