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Woman stabbed in stomach during argument

WICHITA — A 19-year-old woman was stabbed and seriously injured after she became involved in a fight between a couple at a west Wichita apartment complex Tuesday afternoon, police said.

The victim accompanied a friend who was dropping her 1-year-old child off with its father at the apartments in the 8600 block of West Westlawn. The couple began arguing, and the 21-year-old boyfriend stabbed the victim in the stomach with a Bowie knife when she tried to intervene, witnesses told police.

She was taken to Via Christi Hospital on St. Francis for treatment. The man was arrested.

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