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Deputies investigating stabbing in Gifford

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Posted at 10:29 PM, Mar 29, 2017
and last updated 2019-03-26 11:18:49-04

Indian River County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a stabbing in Gifford Wednesday evening. 

The incident happened at 7:10 p.m. at the Guy Colley grocery store on 33rd Avenue. 

Officials say a 62-year-old black male was stabbed twice in the upper torso. 

Detectives are speaking with a 69-year-old black male and they say it's possibly a case of self defense. 

A number of people were around when the incident happened but claimed they did not witness anything, officials said. 

The incident is under investigation. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273-TIPS(8477) or TCwatch.org

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