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Man arrested after Lynn stabbing that left victim with life-threatening injuries

A man has been arrested on an assault charge after he allegedly stabbed another man in Lynn on Friday night, according to the police.

Around 10:50 p.m., Lynn police responded to 119 Lewis St. on the third floor for a report of a stabbing, Michael Kmiec, a spokesman for Lynn Police, said in an e-mail.

Officers found a 42-year-old man unconscious and suffering from multiple stab wounds. The man was transported to Mass General Hospital with life-threatening injuries. As of Saturday afternoon, he is in critical condition, Kmiec said.

Jerome Childs, 52, was arrested and charged with assault with intent to murder, according to Kmiec.

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Childs is expected to be arraigned Monday at Lynn District Court.


Shafaq Patel can be reached at shafaq.patel@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @shafaqpatel.