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Man sentenced after stabbing person at Virginia Beach bus stop

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Posted at 11:21 AM, Aug 13, 2018
and last updated 2019-10-23 15:53:20-04

Alvin Smith

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – A man was hospitalized after he was stabbed at a Virginia Beach bus stop on August 13, 2018.

Virginia Beach Police said that officers were flagged down around 2:20 a.m. about two people fighting at a bus stop on the corner of 19th Street and Arctic Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found an adult male suffering from apparent stab wounds.  Officers immediately provided first aid until EMS arrived.  The victim was later transported to a local hospital.

Officials said he was considered to have life-threatening injuries.

Police arrested 57-year-old Alvin Theothius Smith for one count of aggravated malicious wounding.

On October 23, 2019, Smith plead guilty to unlawful wounding and was sentenced to four years in prison.