Crime & Courts

Man killed in Christmas Eve stabbing near Maple and West

A 32-year-old man died Christmas Eve after he was stabbed by a 16-year-old boy, Wichita police said.

The stabbing happened at about 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the 400 block of South Knight, said Sgt. William Stevens of the Wichita Police Department. That’s southeast of Maple and West Street.

The man was taken to the hospital and later died from his injuries. The 16-year-old was booked on murder charges, police said.

Stevens said police would give more information at a police briefing on Friday.