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UPDATE: Police Investigate Stabbing in the South Side Slopes

Date: November 8, 2021
Incident Type: Stabbing
Location: Zone 3

UPDATE: 11/08/21 9:15 a.m.

Darrell Darden, 37, of Braddock, PA was arrested in this incident. 

He's charged with Criminal Attempt Homicide and two counts of Aggravated Assault. Darden has been transported to the ACJ.

Original incident details:

Around 1:20 a.m., Pittsburgh Police from Zone 3 responded to an apartment complex in the 2100 block of E. Carson St. for a reported stabbing.

Responding officers located a male victim inside an apartment with serious lacerations to his face and hands.

He told police that the other male, who was still on scene, attacked him with a serrated knife. The victim was transported to the hospital by paramedics in critical condition.

The alleged actor was taken into custody, but was first taken to the hospital for treatment due to asthma or breathing problems.

He faces Attempted Homicide and Aggravated Assault charges.

Mobile Crime Unit detectives processed the scene.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz