Violent crimes are something most law enforcement agencies are used to responding too. That was the case early Monday morning as the Lake Charles Police Department (LCPD) responded to a stabbing on 5th Avenue at a apartment complex in Lake Charles.

When Lake Charles police patrolman arrived they found four hispanic male victims with multiple stab wounds in apartment located on 5th Avenue. The LCPD called in EMT's and detectives to the scene to render assistance.

All four victims were transported to local hospitals for treatment.  At last report, three of the victims were treated and released while the fourth victim was listed in stable condition and remains in the hospital.

LCPD advised Gator 99.5, "At this time it appears that an altercation took place in the residence. Information to this date only establishes that an unknown subject stabbed the victims then fled the residence.

Lt. Kevin Kirkum went on to say, "Victims will be meeting with detectives at a later date to provide additional information.  Investigation is ongoing."