Man stabbed in the back during fight in Motel 6 parking lot

Brooklyn Center police are investigating a stabbing that sent one man to the hospital.

Sgt. Steve Pastor says just before 8 a.m., police responded to a fight involving about five people that broke out the in parking lot of the Motel 6 on Freeway Boulevard.

The fight escalated and one adult man was stabbed in the back.

Emergency crews took him to a local hospital, where he’s being treated for a minor injury.

Pastor says the people involved in the fight knew each other.