In the first case, a man in his 50s was approached by another man who began “screaming, hitting him and cutting him with an unknown object” shortly before 6 a.m. Thursday at Calliope and Baronne streets, according to the initial police report. The victim suffered several stab wounds, the report states.
In the second case, a man in his late 20s was at Calliope and O.C. Haley Boulevard around 6 a.m. Friday when he was stabbed several times by an unidentified man, the report in that case states. That victim is listed in critical condition, the report states.
Further details were not immediately available.