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Man in critical condition post stabbing

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Ryan Plummer was critically injured after being stabbed in the abdomen by one of two men that accosted him while he and a female friend headed southbound on the 700 block of South Second Street Oct. 27.

It’s not clear what prompted the stabbing, but after exchanging some words, Plummer, 30, reportedly tried to grab a knife from the man’s hands and got jabbed in the process.

Police arrived at the 714 S. Second St. at 7:48 pm – the location of Gallup Business Systems.

Plummer’s friend described the two Native American males as being between 18-20 years of age. She told police that the men, who neither her nor Plummer apparently knew, crossed the street and confronted the duo where things quickly escalated out of control.

Gallup Police Department Capt. Rick White said the man who carried out the stabbing stands between 5’6” - 5’7” tall and was wearing a gray sweatshirt. His friend was wearing all black and carrying a black skateboard, and stands between 5’7” - 5’8” tall.

White said anyone with information is encouraged to call Crimestoppers at (505) 722-6161. A reward of up to $1,000 is available for information that leads to an
arrest.