Man stabbed in the chest in Port Richmond

January 12, 2013 11:41:24 AM PST
Authorities are investigating what led to a stabbing in Port Richmond that left a man in critical condition.

It happened around 11:15 Friday evening on the 3600 block of Richmond Street.

Officers responded to the scene after the report of a weapon.

The 52-year-old victim was found with a stab wound to the chest. He was taken to Hahnemann Hospital in critical condition.

Police arrested the victim's girlfriend, 53-year-old Lorraine Smith, at the scene.

She faces a number of assault charges and related offenses.

A motive for the stabbing has not been released.