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22-year-old man stabbed after Fourth of July fireworks in Catonsville

A 22-year-old Catonsville man was stabbed while walking along South Rolling Road after the conclusion of the town's Fourth of July fireworks.

At 10:48 p.m. on July 4, police responded to a call of a stabbing on the 700 block of Forest Lane in Catonsville and found a man with a stab wound in his chest.

The man was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center where he was diagnosed with a collapsed lung, police said.

As of noon on Friday, the man was still at Shock Trauma, police said.

Police report the man was at the intersection of South Rolling Road and Bloomsbury Avenue with a group of friends when an argument occurred between the group and three women and a man in a mid-1990s black, four-door Honda.

After police broke up the dispute, the car pulled up behind the group near the intersection of South Rolling Road and Forest Lane and a fight broke out, police said.

In the scuffle, the man was stabbed and another person in the group was bitten, police said.

The three women and one man fled in the car, police said.

Initially, the man did not realize he was stabbed, police said.

Police recovered a folding pocket knife and clothing on the 700 block of Forest Lane.

There were no charges as of noon on Friday.

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