Man stabbed over karaoke selection argument

Published December 26, 2008 9:51 am

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A man was stabbed early Friday when he and a family friend had a disagreement over which karaoke song to sing.

Salt Lake City police said the two men -- 33 and 23 -- were at a family party near 1900 West and Gander Lane (1790 North) when they began to argue about which song they wanted to perform.

The 23-year-old found a large kitchen knife and stabbed it into the 33-year-old's upper-right chest. The attacker then drove off in a white Honda, police said.

Witnesses guided officers to the alleged stabber's home, where he was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault.

The victim was taken to an area hospital in stable but serious condition, police said.