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Man stabbed while trying to break up fight near mall

A man is recovering Thursday morning after being stabbed while trying to break up a fight.
Leland Kerlin

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - A man is recovering Thursday morning after being stabbed while trying to break up a fight.

Sgt. Brian Dedrick said the stabbing happened around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday in the parking lot on the north side of McCain Mall.

He said 23-year-old Leland Kerlin and a woman were fighting when the victim tried to stop them. The victim was apparently stabbed by Kerlin in the fight and sustained serious injuries; he is currently in a hospital for treatment.

The victim's name has not been released.