Man seriously injured in downtown Nashville stabbing

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A man was seriously injured when he was stabbed in the chest in downtown Nashville early Thursday morning.  

He was stabbed just before 3 a.m. during an argument on Hermitage Avenue.  

The victim was taken to an Vanderbilt University Medical Center with critical injuries. He reportedly underwent surgery for a punctured lung. 

Metro police told News 2 when officers arrived they saw a man running away.  

After a short pursuit, they were able to take him into custody. His identity was not immediately released.  

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and refresh this page for updates. 

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