Howard County Police say a 19-year-old was stabbed during an altercation in Laurel Monday.
Approximately 11:23 p.m., police were dispatched to the 8400 block of Ice Crystal Drive to investigate an assault. At the scene, the responding officers located a 19-year-old male suffering from a non-life threatening stab wound.
The man was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma center, where he is listed in serious but stable condition.
A preliminary investigation revealed the victim was involved in an altercation with several acquaintances. During the altercation, the victim was stabbed. Police believe drugs were a factor in the incident.