Three men were stabbed near 1st Mariner Arena late Friday night after an argument between two groups escalated into a physical altercation, according to a Baltimore Police spokesman.

Officers responded to the scene in the 200 block of W. Baltimore St. at 11:15 p.m. to find three victims who were stabbed, police said.

Two men, ages 19 and 20, were transported to a local hospital for treatment, while a third victim refused medical treatment at the scene, according to police.

Detectives are currently interviewing two persons of interest, police said.

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