WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Law enforcement officers were called to respond to reports of a stabbing early Saturday morning.
Officers with the Wilmington Police Department said a man was stabbed six times outside of the Ramada Wilmington Hotel on Market Street around 2:30 a.m.
When officers arrived, the victim was lying near the roadway face down. Two people were assisting the victim by applying pressure to the wounds.
According to officers on the scene, the male victim was outside of the hotel getting food from a taco food truck when five men approached and stabbed him six times in the back.
The suspects then got into a gold 2002 Nissan Altima and left the scene heading west on Market St.
The victim was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with serious injuries.
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