Syracuse, N.Y. — A man was reported unconscious Thursday after being stabbed in the city’s Brighton neighborhood, 911 dispatchers said.

A caller reported seeing someone stab the man around 3:56 p.m. on West Brighton Avenue near Cannon Street before fleeing, according to Onondaga County 911 Center dispatches.

Arriving police officers said the man had what appeared to be wounds to his chest, dispatchers said.

Police were on Brighton Avenue Thursday afternoon interviewing witnesses and blocking traffic to the crime scene with police tape.

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information is available.

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