Houston police are investigating the stabbing of male at 1900 Dorsett that occurred about 12:50 a.m. today (June 7).
The victim suffered stab wounds to his abdomen and burns over almost his entire body. He was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.
HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division Detectives G. Black and V. Garcia reported:
A witness saw the victim and another male at the edge of a field at the above address. The victim was then seen to be on fire and moving up an embankment. The witness put out the fire and called 9-1-1. The other unknown male was last seen fleeing on foot eastbound on Cargill Street. The victim was transported to the hospital by Houston Fire Department paramedics with burn and stab wounds.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Major Assaults & Family Division at 713-308-8800 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.