Police investigate late-night stabbing in Whitman

The victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

WHITMAN, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts are investigating a stabbing that sent one person to the hospital with what were described as life-threatening injuries.

The stabbing occurred at a home in Whitman at about 9 p.m. Sunday.

The male victim was located in the yard of the home.

Police say the victim was taken to South Shore Hospital in Weymouth.

Police say a knife with about a 4-inch blade was also found at the scene.

Police detained one person, but it wasn’t immediately clear if that person was considered a suspect.

The victim’s name and age were not made public.