A teenager is in custody for a stabbing Wednesday evening in Florence.
Florence police officers responded to the incident around 4:50 p.m. on South Richards Street. They found a man who had been stabbed in the stomach.
Police say the victim gave a description of the suspect, and he was found nearby. The suspect is a 16-year-old who is charged with assault second degree.
The victim told police he did not know the suspect and a verbal argument led to the stabbing. The victim is expected to recover.
Police say the investigation is ongoing.