Man stabbed in neck during fight outside hookah lounge, deputies say

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OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A fight outside a hookah lounge Tuesday night resulted in a man being stabbed in the neck, according to the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said they were called to Sevilla Plaza, outside Escape Hookah Lounge, around 8 p.m., but by that point, the victim and the suspect, later identified as Sidney Ward, were both on their way to Osceola Regional Medical Center.

Surveillance video showed Ward and the victim approach each other and start arguing then the victim is seen clutching his neck while Ward had what appeared to be a knife in his hand, the report said.